Nesting Habits of the Black-Chinned Hummingbird

In March, the male Black-Chinned Hummingbird begins to establish its territory. The ideal locale contains plenty of nectar-bearing wildflowers.

Black-Chinned Hummingbird

If a wandering male or female Black-Chinned hummingbird enters the area, the ‘owner’ of the real estate initiates a wide ‘U’ shaped flight pattern.

Black-Chinned hummingbird males flee but interested female Black-Chinned hummingbirds stick around, perching on a nearby branch to enjoy the display. If attracted to the Black-Chinned hummingbird male, the female flies away and the male follows.

Nestled in tree branches at least six feet above the ground, the Black-Chinned Hummingbird nest is a deep cup consisting largely of plant down, held together with spider webs and cocoon fibers that allow for expansion of the nest. is the top destination to find quality Wild Bird Feeders and Accessories. Perky-Pet® and K-Feeders wild bird products are trusted brands to bird lovers everywhere. Interact with nature, relax and build memories that last a lifetime by conveniently ordering from Happy Bird Feeding!


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