Our Favorite Hummingbird Books for Birders

Need a present for a hummingbird fan who loves books? Check out our favorite books about hummingbirds, including field guides and a coloring book.

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Hummingbird coloring bookVia Walmart

Hummingbird Coloring Book

One reason we love to read hummingbird books is because we love to marvel at their colors. Hummingbird fans will love this coloring book, which features realistic detailed images to color however you please. Pair it with a pack of colored pencils for a wonderful gift. Also consider 16 hummingbird feeders and accessories your birds will love.

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Hummingbird Gifts Beginner's GuideVia Amazon

Stokes Beginner’s Guide to Hummingbirds

This little book is ideal for anyone who’s just learning about hummingbirds in their yard. It covers common species, feeding tips, and all the basic info you need to get started. Looking for more book ideas? Check out the top 10 birding and gardening books we love.

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Hummingbird Gifts Peterson GuideVia Amazon

Peterson Field Guide to Hummingbirds of North America

This field guide does a great job of pointing out specific ID markers to help identify butterflies in the field, even if you don’t get a detailed look. You also get a good overview of hummingbirds and their lives. Psst—we found holiday gifts any bird lover will absolutely adore.

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Hummingbird Gifts Stokes GuideVia Amazon

Stokes Hummingbird Book

The full title of this Stokes guide is The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying and Enjoying Hummingbirds, and that pretty much says it all. This book is available in paperback and e-book formats. Psst—don’t miss these gift ideas for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

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Hummingbird Gifts Complete GuideVia Amazon

Hummingbirds: A Guide to Every Species

This is the first book to detail all 338(!) known species of hummingbirds. From the tiny bee hummingbird from Cuba to the giant hummingbird of South America, which is 10 times the weight, they’re all here. Next, check out our favorite nature books for kids.

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Jill Staake
Jill lives in Tampa, Florida, and writes about gardening, butterflies, outdoor projects and birding. When she's not gardening, you'll find her reading, traveling and happily digging her toes into the sand on the beach.