Attracting Hummingbirds

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

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 about hummingbird migration.

This Hummingbird Feeder Looks Just Like a Ferris Wheel!

Attract more hummingbirds to visit your yard with this whimsical sugar water feeder.


Ask the Experts: Hummingbird Behavior Explained

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


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...


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.


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.


Top 10 Tube-Shaped Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

Plant these colorful tube-shaped flowers and watch hummingbirds flock to your garden.


7 Facts About Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds You Should Know

From super speed to a mega appetite, discover what makes ruby-throated hummingbirds such tiny marvels of nature.


How to Clean Hummingbird Feeders

Backyard birdwatchers share their tried-and-true tips to keep sugar water safe for their favorite fliers. Learn how to clean hummingbird...


Everything You Need to Know About Hummingbird Nests

Watching hummingbirds is more fun when you find a hummingbird nest with hummingbird eggs. Learn how to attract these tiny...

Look for Broad-Tailed Hummingbirds in the Mountains

Learn how to attract, identify and observe broad-tailed hummingbirds in their 
high-elevation habitat throughout the western states.


Create a Hummingbird-Friendly Plant Combo

Mix annuals from White Flower Farm for a plant container hummingbirds can't resist.


How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Balcony

Tempt birds to your balcony or patio with flashy flowers and a trio of tricks.


6 Simple Ways to Attract More Hummingbirds

Make your backyard a sugar-water hot spot with these top tips.


This Birder Found a Hummingbird Nest and What She Did Next Will Warm Your Heart

A pair of hummingbirds chose her backyard cactus to raise their young, but not everything went to plan.


Do Hummingbirds Sing? The Many Sounds of Hummingbirds

Listen carefully the next time you see a hummingbird and learn about the variety of hummingbird sounds.


Homemade PVC Bird Feeder

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


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...

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...


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...


Top 10 Award-Winning Hummingbird Flowers

You’re sure to lure lively hummers to your backyard with this list of award-winning hummingbird flowers courtesy of All-America Selections.


Using Nectar Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds

The best flowers to attract hummingbirds are rich with nectar - here's how to build a nectar-filled garden in your...


Glass Jar Homemade Hummingbird Feeder

Attracting hummingbirds is easy and fun with this homemade hummingbird feeder made with a baby food jar.


Glass Bottle Homemade Hummingbird Feeder

Save money while attracting hummingbirds by creating this homemade hummingbird feeder from a glass bottle and some copper wire.