Like a miniature jet fighter, these charming birds zip around the yards of Eastern North America in a search for nectar and bugs. When you see them up close, you have to admire their beauty – metallic green and red feathers, an elegant beak and a grace that’s unlike any other!
As one of the most well-known hummingbirds, the Ruby-throated Hummingbird is a delight to watch – but there’s much more to them than that! Did you know their migrations often include non-stop jaunts across the Gulf of Mexico? Or that most measure no more than 3 inches long?
If you’re looking for those facts on the Ruby-throated Hummingbird and more, you’ve come to the right place! Here you can learn how to identify the Ruby-throated Hummingbird, understand its habits, trace its migration patterns and get tips on feeding and attracting this hummingbird to your yard!