Hummingbirds - Migration, Flowers to Attract Them
Hummingbirds are perhaps one of the most popular backyard birds. Everybody
wants to attract them to their yard.
Which weighs more, a nickel or a Hummingbird? A nickel weighs 5 grams.
But, a Hummingbird only weighs four grams.
A Hummingbird flaps it's wings 55 time per second! They use a lot of energy
and require high energy food. Hummingbirds eat more insects than nectar.
Ants are their favorite insect meal.
Hummingbird Migrations: Hummingbirds migrate to South and Central
America in the Fall of the year. In the spring, they return to North America.
Hummingbirds follow long established migration routes.
On average, a Hummingbird lives about four years. But, they have been known
to live up to 12 years.
Having a Hummingbird feeder near a window where you can view the birds, is
a great pleasure. When you buy a feeder, some hummingbird nectar is often
included. After that is used up, you can quickly and easily make your own
hummingbird nectar. How to Make Hummingbird
Flowers that Attract Hummingbirds:
Gardeners...looking to attract hummingbirds? The best flowers to attract
Hummingbirds are red in color, and tubular in shape.
Calibrachoa or Mission
Mina Lobata / Spanish
Red Hot Poker
Rose of Sharon