hummingbirds

Ruby-throated hummingbird by Bud Hensley

Four Tips For Attracting Hummingbirds

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 …

Vote for the “Face of Garden for Wildlife Month”

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

Ruhu’s return to the Pacific Northwest

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 …

A hummingbird in January…in Chicago?

A hummer makes a rare visit to a Chicago suburb.

10 Amazing Slow-Motion Animal Videos

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 …

Bird Feeder

A Beginner’s Guide to Backyard Bird Feeding

  |   May 3, 2011

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

Male ruby-throated hummingbird by William Heban

Bird of the Week: Ruby-throated Hummingbird

If you live anywhere within the eastern or midwestern part of the country, you already may have spotted your first ruby-throated hummingbird of the season—or maybe not. These tiny jewels …

giraffe, Tanzania, Africa

Valentine’s Day: Some Animals Really Have Heart

Valentine’s Day is the traditional holiday for giving away hearts. But how does a healthy human heart—a hollow ball of muscle about the size of a clenched fist that beats …

Rufous Hummingbird by David M. Schindler

Bird of the Week: Rufous Hummingbird

  About a week before Thanksgiving, fellow science writer Rick Borchelt spotted a “way out of season and way out of range” rufous hummingbird feasting at his backyard sugar-water feeder …

Robin in Tree

“Tweet” This: Start a Bird Journal

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum inspires kids to keep tabs on the neighborhood flocks

  • Page 3 of 4
  • 1
  • ...
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

National Wildlife Federation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
PO Box 1583, Merrifield VA 22116-1583 1-800-822-9919
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

Protect Wildlife