Kirsten Schrader

Kirsten is the executive editor of Birds & Blooms. She's been with the brand in various roles since 2007. She has many favorite birds (it changes with the seasons), but top picks include the red-headed woodpecker, Baltimore oriole and rose-breasted grosbeak. Her bucket list bird is the painted bunting.
male ruby throated hummingbird

How to Identify Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds

Look for ruby-throated hummingbirds in the eastern states during summer. See what males and females look like and learn about their migration and nests.
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