Bird enthusiasts can leave hummingbird feeders up all winter to feed late-arriving birds or birds that choose to spend the winter in the area. It is a myth that feeding birds in winter delays their migration. Hummingbird... More »

Location, climate and the birds' migratory habits determine the ideal time to put out feeders. In some areas, such as along the Pacific coast and the Southern Texas coast, you can offer year-round feeding, while hummingb... More »

Methods to keep bees away from hummingbird feeders include choosing feeders with bee guards, avoiding feeders with the color yellow, moving the feeder and keeping the feeder filled with fresh nectar. Leaking feeders are ... More »

New Jersey residents can begin to put hummingbird feeders up at the end of April. Hummingbirds begin to show up just before the summer season begins in June. More »

Removing a hummingbird feeder is done at the owner's discretion, as migratory hummingbirds native to the area migrate even if a feeder is present. Feeders that are left out for the winter may attract non-migratory hummin... More »

Some tips for feeding hummingbirds include using feeders and plants that are bright red, using ant guards to prevent hummingbird nectar from being contaminated, keeping the feeder clean and placing two or more feeders in... More » Pets & Animals Birds Hummingbirds

The ruby-throated hummingbird is 2.8 to 3.5 inches long with a 3.1- to 4.3-inch wingspan at maturity, and females are larger than males. The birds are metallic green in color with grayish-white undersides and black wings... More »