Hummingbirds at Home

When to Expect Hummingbirds in Your Yard This Spring
May 21, 2020 — 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
April 10, 2017 — 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?
July 21, 2016 — 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
May 03, 2016 — By tracking these tiny birds, we can detect important imbalances in the environment.
Where Do Hummingbirds Get All That Energy?
April 13, 2016 — A lifestyle like theirs can only be matched by multiple sugar highs.
Tracking Allen's Hummingbird
April 27, 2015 — This species could see 90 percent of its breeding range shift as our climate changes.
(Not) Flying South for the Winter
April 27, 2015 — Birders find that hummingbirds are sticking around through the cold season.
What Mr. Audubon Thought of Hummingbirds
April 10, 2015 — Descriptions of these nectar-sipping birds, written in an 1800s mindset.
Turn Your Yard Into A Hummingbird Spectacular
April 08, 2015 — Make smart plant choices and, with a little bit of work, your backyard can host these tiny miracles (and help scientists save them).
How Climate Change Threatens Hummingbirds
April 07, 2015 — By 2080, four species of hummingbirds will likely be forced north thanks to warming temperatures.