what flowers do hummingbirds like

30 Beautiful Flowers To Attract Hummingbirds

By now you should be aware that hummingbirds like and are attracted to the color red. Therefore, it goes without saying that hummingbirds love red flowers. They’re also particularly fond of tubular flowers because they can hold a lot of nectar. Besides having hummingbird feeders in your garden, it’s a […]

why do hummingbirds hum

Why Do Hummingbirds Hum?

Scientists have discovered that the ultra-fast wing flapping of hummingbirds is the source of their characteristic humming sound. There are specific aerodynamics at play which creates the sound that is distinct from other birds and insects. When talking about the sounds that birds make it is usually the bird call […]

hummingbird symbolism

Hummingbird Symbolism: A Guide to Their Meaning

You can find hummingbird symbolism in cultures all over the world. Used as both a spiritual symbol and physical symbol, hummingbirds are associated with life, love, beauty, joy and freedom. Each culture places their own special meaning on this little bird. Let us take you on a journey of hummingbird […]

can hummingbirds walk

Can Hummingbirds Walk?

Hummingbirds are often heard by their hum and recognized by their colourful feathers. Hummingbirds almost never stop moving, and they spend nearly all of their time up in the air. Hummingbirds are the only bird species that can hover, and fly backwards and upside down. The ability to hover enables […]