“ The sunlight speaks, and its voice is a bird ... ”
The Hummingbird by Harry Kemp
How fast do they fly? How many different types are there? What about babies? Visit our Hummingbird Facts page to learn the answers to these questions and more.
There are over 300 different species of hummingbirds. Most are found in tropical areas near the equator. About 12 species commonly breed in the US.
Feeding hummingbirds is really easy. All you need is some sugar, some water, and a feeder. We provide the nectar recipe and some basic feeding information.
Hummingbirds and flowers, what a great combination! Come check out our gallery of beautiful hummingbird photos.
Each year hummingbirds travel between their summer breeding grounds and their wintering grounds. Most of the hummingbirds that breed in the US travel south to Mexico or Central America for the winter.
Learn how you can track their migration.
Hummingbirds love sugar water feeders, but it's also nice to provide natural nectar sources for them. You can plant flowers in your garden or on your porch or patio that will be both pretty for you to look at and beneficial to the hummingbirds.
Learn what plants attract and provide nectar for hummingbirds.