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.
Mina Lobata / Spanish
Red Hot Poker
Rose of Sharon
As an avid bird watcher, you will want to take pictures of the birds that
visit your feeder. Sometimes, you will have your camera ready, and catch
a great shot. But, you can't be there every minute, awaiting the perfect
picture. A bird camera may be the solution. Just imagine the great shots
that an outdoor digital Bird Cam will take!
Buy a Bird Cam now!