hummingbird identification
Bird Identification

Hummingbird Identification: An Illustrated Guide to all 14 North American Species

Ready to identify a hummingbird? Great, This article (Guide) contains illustrations and information on all 14 species of hummingbirds in North America. Scroll down or jump to a species account on the list ->. Then, use the blue “back to top” on the bottom right to review another account. Identifying Hummingbirds Hummingbirds are among the […]

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When to Expect Hummingbirds in Eastern North America?

photo: Francesco Veronesi/Flickr/CC by 2.0 In this article, I propose an approximate date to start feeding hummingbirds in Eastern North America, based on arrival in the Spring and departure in the Fall. The time of arrival and departure varies between males, females, and young hummingbirds. The variation in arrival time and departure is factored in

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Hummingbird facts and information

Hummingbird Facts & Information

Families  All hummingbirds belong to the family Trochilidae. Close Relatives  They are closely related to the swifts of the family Apodidae. Conservation The major threat to hummingbirds is habitat loss. There are 37 species of hummingbirds in the list of threatened and endangered birds.   Distribution Hummingbirds occur only in the Americas. Diet They feed mostly