Attracting Hummingbirds

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

Hummingbird Male Vs Female: How to Tell the Difference

Hummingbirds come in many breeds and colors, but there are differences to look for so you can identify hummingbird male vs female birds.

Hummingbird Feet: Can Hummingbirds Walk?

Hummingbirds are incredible flyers — but what about hummingbird feet? We explore how hummingbirds use their feet and whether they...


You Won’t Believe How Many Hummingbirds Visited This Backyard

Last winter, multiple Anna's hummingbirds, dozens upon dozens, decided a Washington woman's backyard was the ultimate place to be.


How to Clean Hummingbird Feeders

Backyard birders share their proven tips to keep sugar water safe for their favorite fliers. Learn how to clean hummingbird...


What Makes Hummingbird Feathers So Shimmery?

A hummingbird feather is so colorful and iridescent. These birds sparkle in the sunlight. Find out what makes their feathers...

22 Jaw-Dropping Hummingbird Facts

Discover fun and surprising hummingbird facts, like what is on the hummingbird diet, if they sing, how far they migrate...


Are Hummingbirds Territorial at Feeders and Flowers?

If you've seen hummingbirds fighting and chasing each other, you might wonder if hummingbirds are territorial. Learn how to feed...

11 Frequently Asked Questions About Feeding Hummingbirds

Get answers to common questions about feeding hummingbirds and hummingbird behavior from a birding expert.


Faithful or a Fling: Do Hummingbirds Mate for Life?

Find out what experts say about the question: Do hummingbirds mate for life? Also learn how male hummingbirds flirt to...


Top 10 Annuals That Attract Hummingbirds

These easy-to-grow annuals that attract hummingbirds are filled with the sweet nectar that pretty pollinators can’t resist.


Rainbow Flyers: Brilliant Hummingbird Colors

Hummingbirds come in every color of the rainbow! These reader-submitted images perfectly show vibrant hummingbird colors.

Splish Splash: Add a Bird Bath for Hummingbirds to Your Yard

A bird bath for hummingbirds will catch their attention with moving water. Add a hummingbird bird bath to attract more...


Will Hummingbirds Use a Birdhouse?

Find out whether a hummingbird birdhouse will get used, as well as tips for drawing nesting hummingbirds to live in...


The Hummingbird Heart Rate is Unbelievably Fast

Everyone knows how quickly hummingbirds fly — but do their hearts beat just as fast?


10 Award-Winning Flowers That Hummingbirds Adore

Do hummingbirds like petunias or dianthus? Grow these award-winning flowers from All-America Selections to attract pollinators.


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The Only Homemade Hummingbird Nectar Recipe You Need

Wondering how to make hummingbird nectar to fill your feeders? Get the simple DIY recipe for homemade hummingbird nectar.

50 Stunning Hummingbird Pictures You Need to See

It's a magical moment you snap hummingbird pictures. Here are some amazing pictures of hummingbirds captured on camera.


Top 15 Colorful Hummingbird Flowers to Grow

What flowers do hummingbirds like? Turn your garden into a pollinator haven with colorful hummingbird flowers such as bee balm...


Lucifer Hummingbird: What’s in a Name?

Was the Lucifer hummingbird really named after the devil? Discover details about the rare bright-colored flier, including where to find...


How Do Hummingbirds Use Their Tongues and Beaks?

Scientists tried for years to understand how a hummingbird tongue and beak works. Discover the fascinating ways these tiny fliers...


Hummingbird Size: How Much Does a Hummingbird Weigh?

You know hummingbirds are tiny birds, but their extra small size may surprise you. Get the answer from the experts:...


15 Amazing Baby Hummingbird Facts and Pictures

Baby hummingbirds are beyond adorable! Learn what a baby hummingbird looks like, how long they stay in the nest and...


Never Add These Foods to Your Hummingbird Mixture

Are honey and red dye bad for hummingbirds? Find out what ingredients you should always skip when making a hummingbird...


6 Simple Ways to Attract More Hummingbirds

Make your backyard the ultimate hummingbird hot spot with these top feeding tips. Learn easy ways how to attract more...

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Attract More Hummingbirds for Less Money

Save time and money when feeding and attracting hummingbirds with these simple tips and tricks. Your wallet will thank you!


Where Do Hummingbirds Sleep at Night?

Learn where hummingbirds sleep, if they feed at night, and how they go into a deep sleep-like state to conserve...


How Do Hummingbirds Find Feeders?

Readers often report that the same hummingbirds return year after year. Find out what the experts say about how hummingbirds...


When Should You Put Out Hummingbird Feeders in Spring?

One of the most exciting signs of spring is when hummingbirds come back. Learn when you should put out hummingbird...


What Foods, How Often and How Much Do Hummingbirds Eat?

Birding experts discuss what do hummingbirds eat—and how often they eat it! A hummingbird's diet includes more foods than you...


Top 10 Red Hummingbird Flowers

Give your garden a bold, colorful new look with gorgeous red hummingbird flowers that these pretty pollinators will love.