Attracting Hummingbirds

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

Hummingbird Sugar Water 101

Everything you need to know about hummingbird sugar water to attract more of these tiny fliers to visit the feeders in your yard.


How to Create an Ideal Hummingbird Habitat

Hummingbirds need more than just a sugar-water feeder to thrive in your yard. Follow these tips to design a perfect...

13 Questions About Hummingbird Feeders Answered by Experts

Get the answers to everything you've wondered about your hummingbird feeders, like what to put in a hummingbird feeder and...


7 Natural Ways to Keep Bees and Wasps Away From Hummingbird Feeders

Bugs be gone! Discover seven smart and easy ways to keep bees and wasps away from your hummingbird feeders, without...


How Do Hummingbirds Use Their Tongues and Beaks?

Scientists tried for years to understand how hummingbird tongues work. Discover the fascinating ways these tiny fliers use their tongues...


Water, Bugs and Spiderwebs: More Ways to Attract Hummingbirds

Want more hummingbirds in your yard? Hummingbirds need bugs to eat, water and places to perch. Plus discover why you...

Your Essential Guide to Hummingbird Food

Quick! Fill your feeders with hummingbird food for the best chance to attract these amazing birds. Learn how to make...


Costa’s Hummingbirds Helped Me Survive the Pandemic

Who needs TV when there’s a family of Costa's hummingbirds in the backyard? Discover the joy that hummingbirds bring to...


Is It Safe to Freeze Hummingbird Nectar?

Birding experts reveal whether it's OK to freeze and thaw hummingbird sugar water for feeders, and how to care for...


How Long Do Hummingbirds Live?

Learn the lifespan of hummingbirds, and discover how long hummingbirds can live in the wild and in captivity at zoos.


Where Do Hummingbirds Migrate in Winter?

As the weather turns colder, hummingbirds migrate to places where food is plentiful. Find out how far these tiny fliers...

Where Do Hummingbirds Sleep at Night?

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


Expert Tips to Attract Hummingbirds in Winter

Attracting hummingbirds in winter is possible in some areas of North America. Learn where to see hummingbirds and how to...


Discover the Truth About Common Hummingbird Myths

Should you add red dye to hummingbird feeders? Find out as we separate hummingbird myths from hummingbird facts.


Keep Feeders Up for Late Migrating Fall Hummingbirds

It's the time of year when people start to thing about taking their feeders down for their hummingbirds. But, don't...


How Do Hummingbirds Survive Snow and Cold Weather?

Hummingbirds are tough and tiny birds. Learn how to keep feeding them during winter and the truth behind common myths...


Ask the Experts: Hummingbird Behavior Explained

Experts Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman answer the most commonly asked questions about hummingbird behavior and attracting hummingbirds.


How to Make a DIY Wine Bottle Hummingbird Feeder

Decorate a wine bottle with glass paint to create this easy DIY hummingbird feeder.


Build a DIY Hummingbird Swing for Tiny Fliers to Perch On

Hummingbirds need perches along with feeders and nectar plants. Make a whimsical swing to attract more hummingbirds to visit your...

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Hummingbirds Can See Even MORE Colors Than Humans, According to Researchers

A new study reveals hummingbirds' large eyes see the world in a wider range of brilliant colors than people can...


Rare Leucistic and Albino Hummingbirds Dazzle Birdwatchers

Birders captured spectacular photos of albino hummingbirds and leucistic hummingbirds. Learn how to tell the difference between these rare conditions.


Top 10 Colorful Flowers Hummingbirds Love

Hummingbirds flock to blooms in every color of the rainbow. Turn your garden into a hummingbird haven with flowers such...


10 Adorable Pictures of Baby Hummingbirds

If you've ever wondered what a baby hummingbird looks like, check out these cute photos of tiny hummingbird chicks.


Top 10 Annual Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

These easy-to-grow annuals are filled with the sweet stuff hummingbirds and butterflies can’t resist.


Do Hostas Attract Hummingbirds?

Hummingbirds and hostas are both treasured by gardeners. See why they go well together.