Category: Hummingbirds

  • How To Attract Hummingbirds To Your Balcony?

    How To Attract Hummingbirds To Your Balcony?

    Bird lovers love the frequent visits of birds and their company. It is becoming difficult in times to attract birds to your balcony and terraces as birds are becoming fearful of human beings.  In recent times, I’ve tried some interesting ways and adopted unique methods to attract hummingbirds to my balcony. These small-sized birds capable […]

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  • What are some of the Best Nector sources for Hummingbirds?

    What are some of the Best Nector sources for Hummingbirds?

    Hummingbirds are the smallest birds with a voracious appetite. These birds require a steady supply of food to satisfy their extremely high metabolism. A large percentage of their dietary requirements include nectar.   Nectar provides the necessary energy to these birds to fuel their long flights and energetic lives. This is why hummingbirds are always in […]

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  • How To Help A Dying Hummingbird? How To Comfort And Revive Them ( Care Guide )

    How To Help A Dying Hummingbird? How To Comfort And Revive Them ( Care Guide )

    It is not uncommon to find a stunned hummingbird by your window or a baby squeaking loudly when it falls out of the nest. Sometimes, you find the hummer in time while others lose their lives.  Hummingbirds are beautiful and distinct creatures that fly at a speed you can only imagine. They flutter their wings […]

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  • Hummingbird Mint | Agastache Plants – Care | Varieties & How to Grow Hummingbird Mint?

    Hummingbird Mint | Agastache Plants – Care | Varieties & How to Grow Hummingbird Mint?

    Birders are always in search of perennials that help them in making their garden bird-friendly so that they can attract and welcome the birds to their backyard and cherish bird watching.  Hummingbird mint is one of the perennials that fit in many such expectations of birders.  When I planted hummingbird mint in my garden and […]

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  • Hummingbird Nectar: How to Make Hummingbird Food | Feeding & Care Guide

    Hummingbird Nectar: How to Make Hummingbird Food | Feeding & Care Guide

    We all know hummingbirds as small birds that can fly backward, forward, and even upside down. They can also hover at the same place for a long time.  But do you know that these birds literally thrive on sugar, whose main natural source is the nectar from flowers? But you also feed the hummingbirds in […]

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  • Do Hummingbirds Eat Fruits? ( Interesting Fruit Facts On Hummingbirds )

    Do Hummingbirds Eat Fruits? ( Interesting Fruit Facts On Hummingbirds )

    Hummingbirds get nourishment in liquid form. They fly from one flower to another one to get nectar.  Hummingbirds require fuel for their survival. For ongoing energy needs, these birds slurp down nectar at a huge pace. Also, they have a very fast metabolism.  Sugar-water feeders (for carbohydrates) are a very well-known sight in many places. […]

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  • Do Hummingbirds Like Petunias? Petunias For Hummingbirds | Facts

    Do Hummingbirds Like Petunias? Petunias For Hummingbirds | Facts

    Do Hummingbirds like Petunias? Hummingbirds like different flowers and one of which is Petunia. Petunias is a South American nightshade family plant with many ornamental varieties that produce bright-colored tubular which is liked by Hummingbirds. It is delicious and acts as a food source for them.  Its different colors, size, fragrance, and specialty to produce […]

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  • Do Hummingbirds Eat Seeds? Are They Safe To Eat?

    Do Hummingbirds Eat Seeds? Are They Safe To Eat?

    Whether it’s an ordinary no tooth billed hummingbird or tooth-billed hummingbird neither of them can eat seeds.  They do not eat seeds, as their bills are not capable of breaking, cracking, and eating seeds.  Seeds are not safe for hummingbirds as they have a quick metabolism which does not allow the digestion of seeds properly.  […]

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  • Where Do Hummingbirds Live? Habitat | Living Conditions | Suitable geography

    Where Do Hummingbirds Live? Habitat | Living Conditions | Suitable geography

    Belonging to the avian family Trochilidae, hummingbirds are small birds with long, narrow bills and saber-like wings. Their bill is designed for sipping nectar from deep inside the flower, and they weigh anywhere between 2 to 20 grams. These birds are well suited to live in the tropical and the equatorial region. Due to their […]

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  • Do Hummingbirds Pollinate? Interesting And Surprising Facts!

    Do Hummingbirds Pollinate? Interesting And Surprising Facts!

    Flower reproduction relies on pollination. Insects are essential for flower reproduction, but they aren’t the only ones who assist in pollinating flowers.  Hummingbirds are important pollinators for a wide range of flower kinds. You would be surprised to know that many flowers have established features to lure hummingbirds for floral fertilization.  The word Ornithophily refers […]

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