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 »

Many species of hummingbird migrate, although they do so on an individual basis. For example, ruby-throated hummingbirds typically migrate to southern Mexico or northern Panama during the winter. Before migrating, ruby-t... More »

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Most hummingbirds in America and Canada spend the winter in Mexico or South America before migrating to their breeding ground in southern U.S. as early as February or the first week of March. Some South American hummingb... More »

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 »

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 eat a combination of nectar from flowers and small flying insects. Nectar is the more widely known and understood hummingbird food. Scientists have noted that the shape of the birds' bills and tongues are hi... More »

Hummingbirds can fly at an average speed of roughly 25 to 30 miles per hour and can dive at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour. These tiny birds can flap their wings approximately 70 times per second during normal flight ... More »