There’s a hummingbird trapped in my garage! I get a couple of calls like this every summer, just in my own neighborhood.
Crimson Topaz Hummingbird Scientific name: Topaza pella Length: 7.9 inches (20 cm) Identification: The male crimson topaz has highly distinctive tail …
A cross-disciplinary international project in which students, teachers, and others collaborate to study behavior and distribution of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris).
We chose an Anna’s Hummingbird for our first complimentary chart–This original design is not part of an exising chart!. Every spring it amazes me how, on Mother’s Day weekend, without fail, our hummers arrive.
Adult (Northern) Medium-sized hummingbird with a red bill that is black at the tip. Males have an iridescent green throat that can appear dark depending on …
1. The Parts of a Hummingbird: The bright-colored area on the throat and chin is called a gorget. Female hummingbirds do not have a gorget.
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) Cardinal flowers produce tall spikes of bright red flowers August through September. Growing to a height of 30″-36″, Cardinal Flower is a U.S. native and a must for every hummingbird gardening enthusiast!
Centuries ago their plumage was used to adorn Native American ceremonial costumes. Even today, some people believe that the hummingbird’s glittering …
A flash of green and red, the Ruby-throated Hummingbird is eastern North America’s sole breeding hummingbird. These brilliant, tiny, precision-flying creatures glitter like jewels in the full sun, then vanish with a zip toward the next nectar source.
Ruby-throated Hummingbirds appear in GREEN if they breed in that state, in RED if they are rare there or simply pass through in migration.. Although casual observers in the western U.S. frequently report “ruby-throats” at their feeders, it’s important to remember males of several species have metallic red throat feathers but are NOT Ruby