Author: Torrie Reed

are bird baths good for birds

Are Bird Baths Good for Birds?

Bird baths can play a very important role in the health and well-being of any bird. While it can be fun to watch them splashing in the water, preening and looking after their feathers is an important factor for any bird’s health. They also need a supply of drinking water […]

where do hummingbirds come from

Where Do Hummingbirds Come From?

Hummingbirds live in North, Central and South America and parts of the Caribbean. Some species migrate north during the summer for breeding then head back home for the warmer winter months. Where you can find hummingbirds Hummers prefer to live in warmer climates, and with over 350 species, they can […]

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 […]