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 »

Bee balm, delphinium, butterfly bush, Rose of Sharon and honeysuckle attract hummingbirds. Contrary to popular belief, flowers do not need to be red to attract hummingbirds. More » Pets & Animals Birds Hummingbirds

Plants that attract hummingbirds include bee balm, catmint, lily, foxglove, petunia, lupine, desert candle, delphinium, flowering tobacco, salvia, yarrow and hollyhock. Many of the plant species that attract hummingbirds... More » Pets & Animals Birds Hummingbirds

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 »

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 » Pets & Animals Birds Hummingbirds

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