Author: James Morgan

do hummingbirds pollinate

Do Hummingbirds Pollinate?

Hummingbirds play an important role in the pollination of many flowers. Many floral types have evolved to have specific characteristics to entrance hummingbirds to help floral reproduction. Hummingbirds are the ideal bird for pollination, because they feed so frequently. Like bees, they carry pollen from one plant to another and […]

do hummingbirds recognize humans

Do Hummingbirds Recognize Humans?

Hummingbirds are one of nature’s most beautiful creatures. A little known fact is that they’re not just beautiful and fast, but they also have incredible levels of memory for a bird. Hummingbirds, according to Science Mag, have such good recollection that they could give “the largest land mammal a run […]

can hummingbirds fly backwards

Can Hummingbirds Fly Backwards? Yes, They Can!

Hummingbirds are fascinating creatures, for plenty of reasons, their striking colours, the fact they weigh less than a nickel, but my favourite by far, their incredible gift for the way they fly. These little birds have a truly unique way of flying, and they can make manoeuvres no other bird […]

are cardinals territorial

Are Cardinals Territorial?

To look at, you wouldn’t think it was true. That the lovable and cute looking northern cardinal would be anything but friendly. Surely Angry Birds, which features the character Red, an angry northern cardinal, is exaggerating or has flat-out got it completely wrong. It’s the only real explanation. Northern cardinals […]

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Can You Put Cayenne Pepper In Bird Seed?

Are you suffering from unwanted visitors to your garden in the form of squirrels stealing food from your bird feeders? While it’s true that squirrels need to eat just as much as birds do, why do they need to steal the food from the birds you enjoy watching? Are there […]

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Unique Hummingbird Feeders [Our Favorites!]

If you are trying to bring a bit more color and activity into your garden, then a unique hummingbird feeder is a great option. As hummingbirds are incredibly beautiful and fascinating birds to observe in the wild, feeders designed to attract these majestic, yet, diminutive creatures add extra dimensions to […]

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Hummingbird Facts for Kids [20 Amazing Facts!]

Hummingbirds small and beautiful birds known for their agility and speed. Their slick and precise motions through the air are possible due to how fast they flap their wings. If you have ever seen one in mid-flight, the intricate and extraordinarily fast movements would look like nothing more than a […]

Why Do Woodpeckers Peck on Metal?

A most beautiful and socially fascinating bird type, the woodpecker is a favorite in many a yard. Though not the most common of birds seen at the feeder, once a woodpecker finds that most attractive yard, they often return every season. However, some people with regular visiting woodpeckers will tell […]