Author: Torrie Reed

do hummingbirds change color

Do Hummingbirds Change Color?

Hummingbirds always seem to be changing color, but do they really? The answer to this has a lot to science and the hummingbirds’ iridescent plumage. It is this which makes it seem as if they are changing color when in fact they are not. Young hummingbirds do of course change […]

how often do hummingbirds sleep

How Often Do Hummingbirds Sleep?

Hummingbirds use up so much energy in the course of the day that they must rest during the night. They have developed their own system of sleep to help them use as little energy as possible so they wake refreshed. The hummingbird’s day Everything about the hummingbird uses energy, so […]

when do hummingbirds migrate south

When Do Hummingbirds Migrate South?

Sightings of humming birds are very welcome in gardens all over the country. Knowing when they migrate can help you to get prepared, so you can invite them to spend a few weeks enjoying your garden. Migrating hummers start to appear in southern states in March, and reach Alaska and […]

how do you attract hummingbirds to your yard

How Do You Attract Hummingbirds To Your Yard

Hummingbirds are very entertaining birds and their size and constant activity makes them a favorite in the garden. There are a few ways to attract hummingbirds to your yard during their nesting season. They love nectar and they are attracted to the color red. Planting red flowers which produce lots […]

how long do hummingbirds live

How Long Do Hummingbirds Live?

Hummingbirds really are amazing little creatures. Their agility in the air is simply exceptional and for such small birds, they certainly have large personalities. The question of how long do hummingbirds live is not a straightforward one to answer. A lot depends on the species and the environment they live […]

how to attract orioles

How To Attract Orioles: Our 7 Top Tips!

With their wonderful vibrant color, Orioles are a welcome addition to any garden. As with all birds there are ways to attract them and if you’re wondering how to attract orioles, our 7 top tips will help. If you prepare your garden early enough you can be set up ready […]

how big is a red tailed hawk

How Big Is A Red Tailed Hawk?

A red tailed hawk is a beautiful bird. In the wild you will find them all over America and they can grow to be large birds. Their bodies can be from 18 to 26 inches in length and their wingspan can be over 40 inches. The female tends to be […]