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Male ruby-throated hummingbird by Flickr member SX3shooter

Photo of the Day: Ruby and Emerald

6/4/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Male ruby-throated hummingbird Photo by Flickr member SX3shooter See more of SX3shooter’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with …

Broad-tailed hummingbird in Colorado

Six Tips For Photographing Hummingbirds

5/30/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Some of the same qualities that make hummingbirds the unique, animated creatures that we love can also make them a challenge to photograph. Here’s some tips that may help you on your quest for great hummingbird photos: Offer Up Some …

Rufous Hummingbird in Flight

Ten Amazing Things About the World’s Tiniest Backyard Birds

5/2/2012 // By Kevin Coyle

Hummingbirds are a definite favorite for so many North American wildlife gardeners, and after you voted last month these tiny wonders have a special place of honor during our Garden for Wildlife Month. There are eight species of hummingbirds that …

Ruby-throated hummingbird by Bud Hensley

Four Tips For Attracting Hummingbirds

4/30/2012 // By Laura Tangley

Here in the MidAtlantic region, ruby-throated hummingbirds are just starting to show up, returning from their wintering grounds in Central America and Mexico to breed across much of eastern North America. Elsewhere across the country, hummingbirds are on the move …

With over 20 hummingbird species in the United States, there’s sure to be a species in your region that you can attract by planting red, tubular flowers.

Vote for the “Face of Garden for Wildlife Month”

4/5/2012 // By Anne Senft

Here’s your chance to weigh in on this year’s face of Garden for Wildlife Month.

Ruhu’s return to the Pacific Northwest

4/2/2012 // By Les Welsh

Ruhu’s – the shorthand name given by birders who love, band, and track Rufous Hummingbirds, have returned to the Puget Sound region of the Pacific Northwest like clockwork again this year. For twenty-two years I have lived on a small …

A hummingbird in January…in Chicago?

1/12/2012 // By Anne Senft

A hummer makes a rare visit to a Chicago suburb.

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10 Amazing Slow-Motion Animal Videos

9/13/2011 // By Anne Cissel

Wildlife sightings are often fleeting, leaving you wishing for more. If only there was a way to slow down time, to fully take in the majesty of the moment. Thank goodness for YouTube! (Never thought I’d say that.) We’ve scoured …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Backyard Bird Feeding

5/3/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

What kind of bird feeder should you get? Where should you put it? What seeds should you provide?

Hummingbirds for Mother’s Day

5/3/2011 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum reviews Hummingbirds: Facts and Folklore from the Americas.

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