Attracting Hummingbirds

Wondering how to attract hummingbirds to your backyard? Learn how, with these tips and tricks from our experts.

PVE Bird Feeder Tip: Once your feeder is in place, rotate the pipe up so the sugar water doesn’t spill out!

Homemade PVC Bird Feeder

Create this whimsical PVC Bird Feeder for hummingbirds with materials you can find at your local hardware and craft stores.

Male Anna’s hummingbird

Attracting Hummingbirds: Western Species

Did you know that of North America’s 20 hummingbird species, most are unique to the West? Learn about attracting hummingbirds from the west with these tips.

Rufous hummingbird among red-flowered currants

The Truth About Hummingbird Banding

You always hear about the banding of songbirds and raptors, but rarely about hummingbird banding. Turns out that it’s an extremely specialized activity.

DID YOU KNOW? Female hummingbirds do all the work of nest-building and raising their young by themselves. Here, you can see the progression of tiny eggs (left) becoming two baby hummers about to fledge the nest (below).

The Life of a Female Hummingbird

Though more subtly colored and less flamboyant in their actions than male hummers, the typical female hummingbird leads a more active and interesting life!

Top 10 Red Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds

Top 10 Red Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds

The color of passion and a sign of power, red is also the favorite color of hummingbirds. Give your garden a bold new look with our top 10 favorite red flowers to attract hummingbirds.

From Our Community

Do you still have hummers?

I think ours have all left!  :-(
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feeders

Afternoon all, Just wondering when do you all usually take down your hummer feeders? I am in Va. Zone 7.   Deb
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