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?

We love to see hummingbirds visit our garden in the warmer months during their breeding season. Therefore, it’s important for us to know their migration pattern so we can put out our hummingbird feeders and nectar for them to enjoy. A lot of hummingbird species will spend the winter months […]

how long do hummingbirds live

How Long Do Hummingbirds Live? [Learn The Facts]

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 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 […]