Hummingbirds are attracted to bright colors, including red, pink, yellow, orange and purple. Red attracts them more than any other color since they associate it with food. More »

Hummingbirds favor daylilies, columbines, cardinal flowers and penstemons, reports Birds & Blooms, and they also seek bee balms, hibiscus flowers, peonies and coral bells. All of these plants are red, the color most attr... More »

Hummingbirds prefer brightly-colored plants that provide shade, shelter and food, preferably with enough room between plants to allow them to hover easily. White table sugar dissolved and fermented in purified or bottled... More »

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Hummingbirds sleep on their favorite perching spots, such as on a feeder or on a high, secure location with enough visibility. Hummingbird sleep is notable because it is actually a form of hibernation called torpor, wher... More »

Hummingbird feeders should remain up until the homeowner has not seen a hummingbird at the feeder for two weeks or more. In some areas, hummingbirds may remain all year long. In Northern Hemisphere, hummingbirds usually ... More »

Hummingbirds migrate north to the southern United States in the spring and go as far as Alaska by May. They migrate south in the fall to Mexico and Central America. 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 »

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