Hummingbird

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 […]

why is hummingbird food red

Why Exactly Is Hummingbird Food Red?

Hummingbirds are incredibly fascinating creatures. They are tiny; they are adorable; they are expert flyers, and they’re able to move in blinding speeds! Hummingbirds can be found in the wild, but sometimes, people can see them flying all over their backyard garden chasing after that sweet, delicious nectar. Honestly, I […]