Hummingbirds at Home

When to Expect Hummingbirds in Your Yard This Spring

When to Expect Hummingbirds in Your Yard This Spring

— Flowers are beginning to bloom, and hummingbirds are starting to return from their southern winter sojourns. Here’s a regional guide for when they should arrive and the food they’re seeking.
Create a Hummingbird Haven With Native Flowering Plants

Create a Hummingbird Haven With Native Flowering Plants

— As hummers make their way north for spring, draw them to your yard or space with the plants they need to refuel.
How Do Hummingbirds Fly Without Crashing?

How Do Hummingbirds Fly Without Crashing?

— The birds can master their own physics by sizing up the objects in their path.
One Simple Way to Help Hummingbirds Threatened by Climate Change

One Simple Way to Help Hummingbirds Threatened by Climate Change

— By tracking these tiny birds, we can detect important imbalances in the environment.
How to Make Hummingbird Nectar

How to Make Hummingbird Nectar

— In a few easy steps, you can bring these nectar-loving birds to your feeder.
The Audubon Guide to Attracting Hummingbirds and Orioles

The Audubon Guide to Attracting Hummingbirds and Orioles

At least 53 species of North American birds drink nectar—the naturally occurring sweet liquid produced by plants.

Where Do Hummingbirds Get All That Energy?

Where Do Hummingbirds Get All That Energy?

— A lifestyle like theirs can only be matched by multiple sugar highs.
Tracking Allen's Hummingbird

Tracking Allen's Hummingbird

— This species could see 90 percent of its breeding range shift as our climate changes.
(Not) Flying South for the Winter

(Not) Flying South for the Winter

— Birders find that hummingbirds are sticking around through the cold season.
What Mr. Audubon Thought of Hummingbirds

What Mr. Audubon Thought of Hummingbirds

— Descriptions of these nectar-sipping birds, written in an 1800s mindset.