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Can planting certain flowers actually harm humm...

The topic of bee colony collapse disorder and its link to a class of pesticide known as neonicotinoids (or neonics) has been in the news quite a bit recently.  This...

Can planting certain flowers actually harm humm...

The topic of bee colony collapse disorder and its link to a class of pesticide known as neonicotinoids (or neonics) has been in the news quite a bit recently.  This...

Hummingbirds in Brazil - something else for Wor...

In honor of the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil today, I thought I'd dedicate this post to the hummingbirds in Brazil. They have a few more species...

Hummingbirds in Brazil - something else for Wor...

In honor of the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil today, I thought I'd dedicate this post to the hummingbirds in Brazil. They have a few more species...

The Ruby-throated Hummingbird Migration of 2014

This is a neat map that shows the 2014 migration northward of the Ruby-throated hummingbirds into the US and Canada. Hopefully most of them survived the late freezes and storms...

The Ruby-throated Hummingbird Migration of 2014

This is a neat map that shows the 2014 migration northward of the Ruby-throated hummingbirds into the US and Canada. Hopefully most of them survived the late freezes and storms...

What flowers attract hummingbirds the best?

My last post was dedicated to explaining why hummingbirds prefer red flowers. When I went to buy my flowers for spring planting, I was in the early stages of launching...

What flowers attract hummingbirds the best?

My last post was dedicated to explaining why hummingbirds prefer red flowers. When I went to buy my flowers for spring planting, I was in the early stages of launching...

Why do hummingbirds prefer red flowers?

We've all been trained to think of red flowers and feeders to attract hummingbirds. The reason that hummingbirds tend to feed from red flowers is two-fold (at least), and another...

Why do hummingbirds prefer red flowers?

We've all been trained to think of red flowers and feeders to attract hummingbirds. The reason that hummingbirds tend to feed from red flowers is two-fold (at least), and another...