Attracting Hummingbirds

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

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 hummingbirds.

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.


Do Hummingbird Sightings Have Special Meaning?

Even the biggest fans of the species might not know that a sighting of the brilliant, jewel-colored hummingbird may have...


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Hummingbird Food: Sugar Water for Hummingbirds 101

Learn how to make sugar water for hummingbirds. Get the hummingbird sugar water recipe and ratio to make your own...


Facts About Hummingbird Tracking and Banding

You hear about banding of songbirds and raptors, but rarely about hummingbird tracking and banding. It's an extremely specialized activity.


Make a DIY Hummingbird Mister Birdbath

Hummingbirds can have difficulty using traditional bird baths. Create a hummingbird mister instead to give these little jewels a place...


Attract Hummingbirds to Your Small Garden

You're just a few plants away from hosting loads of hummingbirds! Here’s how to welcome them with even the smallest...


How to Attract Hummingbirds: 10 Expert Tips

Attracting hummingbirds is easy when you start thinking like a hummingbird! Birding experts explain how to attract hummingbirds and keep...

14 Proven Hummingbird Photography Tips

Look, listen and learn! Here's how to shoot amazing hummingbird photography that captures these birds' dazzling colors and behavior.


How Fast Do Hummingbirds Fly and Flap Their Wings?

Learn more about the breathtaking rapid wing speed of hummingbirds. An expert reveals how fast hummingbirds fly and flap their...


How to Choose the Best Hummingbird Feeder

There’s many types of sugar water feeders to choose from. Check out four of the best hummingbird feeder styles for...


Will a Praying Mantis Eat Hummingbirds?

Watch your feeders and flowers for a surprising hummingbird predator. Find out how to protect your hummingbirds from a praying...


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...


14 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...


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...

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...


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...


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 wonder when to take down hummingbird feeders. But, don't stop feeding hummingbirds yet!