Recent Posts

can hummingbirds walk
Hummingbird

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 […]

do hummingbirds pollinate
Hummingbird

Do Hummingbirds Pollinate?

Hummingbirds play an important role in the pollination of many flowers. Many floral types have evolved to have specific characteristics to entrance hummingbirds to help floral reproduction. Hummingbirds are the ideal bird for pollination, because they feed so frequently. Like bees, they carry pollen from one plant to another and […]

do hummingbirds recognize humans
Hummingbird

Do Hummingbirds Recognize Humans?

Hummingbirds are one of nature’s most beautiful creatures. A little known fact is that they’re not just beautiful and fast, but they also have incredible levels of memory for a bird. Hummingbirds, according to Science Mag, have such good recollection that they could give “the largest land mammal a run […]

are cardinals territorial
Cardinals

Are Cardinals Territorial?

To look at, you wouldn’t think it was true. That the lovable and cute looking northern cardinal would be anything but friendly. Surely Angry Birds, which features the character Red, an angry northern cardinal, is exaggerating or has flat-out got it completely wrong. It’s the only real explanation. Northern cardinals […]

are cardinals endangered
Cardinals

Are Cardinals Endangered?

It seems that you can’t turn on the TV or look at a news report without coming across another beautiful and fascinating species that calls our planet home listed as being endangered. As birdwatchers we have a strong love for all species of our feathered friends. However, there is one […]

are there blue cardinals
Cardinals

Are There Blue Cardinals?

The more years I spend birdwatching and researching this hobby of mine, the more I realize how hard it can be to accurately identify birds in the wild. The above question is one that is asked a lot in forums, on sites and in birdwatching and wildlife magazines. Perhaps you […]