Hummingbirds  

Migration Maps at Hummingbirds.net by Lanny Chambers
Report your Spring 2005 first sighting:  Spring 2004 ruby-throated hummingbird migration map

Hummingbird Links:

Costa's Hummingbird Nests, I love this site!!
Hummingbird Watching in Southeastern Arizona, great site by the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory
Adorable Hummingbird Photographs by William Zittrich, you won't want to miss these!!!
The Hummingbird Society
Hummingbird Pictures Guide
Operation Ruby Throat:  The Hummingbird Project - Everybody loves hummingbirds, which can help students learn about science, math, geography, culture, or any discipline. Project participants live in North & Central America and collaborate to study the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. K-12 teachers and students especially are invited to participate.
Hummingbirds: Free eCards Send free eCards of pretty hummingbirds.  Lots of photographs to browse through.
Jörgs Kolibri Homepage - My homepage is written in 2 languages, german and english. My favorite theme is HUMMINGBIRDS, including HUMMINGBIRD STAMPS and HUMMINGBIRD COINS. But there is more to find: Stamps and Coins of my birthtown Bremen (Germany), a page of my artwork and a page with steam locomotives.
Wings in Flight  http://www.wingsinflight.com/gardhumm.html
Greg Lasley's Hummingbird photos of a variety of hummingbird species
Mark's Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds-
Site of Wonders
Trochilids -- Hummingbird projects
Hummingbirds.net, a great source for hummingbird information.
Free Hummingbird Cross Stitch Patterns
AnimalTrek.com
Hummingbird Lovers Club Website
Enjoyable Hummingbirds
Hostal Cielito Sur Bed & Breakfast
Hummingbird Posters
Beautiful ruby-throated hummingbird photos by Terence Danks
Humabout Hummingbird Photography - nesting Costa's, and Anna's in flight
Hummingbird Photos, great photos of a variety of species of hummingbirds
Hummingbird page by Ms Chloe, photos and more
Lola's Hummingbirds, pictures of hummingbirds with a Red Hot Poker plant
Hummingbird photos from a backyard in Brownsville, Texas
Jerry's Hummingbird Photos, Rufous Hummingbird (nice big photos)
The Hummingbird Dance
Hummingbird Photographs by Akkana Peck
"Birds in Flight" by R.W.Scott, photographs
Hummingbird Photo Gallery by Jack Sessions
The Hummingbird Website Photo Gallery, large collection of photographs by various photographers.
Enjoyable Hummingbirds, photos by R. Thompson
Collection of photos 67 species
Just Thinking
Joe McDonald's Wildlife Photography Arizona Hummingbird Portfolio
The Hummingbird Web Site by Portal Productions
Hummingbird Identification Site, lots of photographs
Hummingbird Page by the Orchidlady
Winter Hummingbirds of Southwest Louisiana, hummingbird bander
Unpave the Way for Hummingbirds, create a haven for hummingbirds
A - Z of nature Hummingbirds, photos
Hummingbirds Homepage, a few photos of hummingbirds
The Ruby-throats of Middle Tennessee
Hummingbirds, Sun Birds, Iridescent Feathers, etc.
Cloud Forest Alive Hummingbird Cam
BeautyWorld.com - facts, photos, and posters
Hummingbird animated GIFs page by Joli

Here are some more hummingbird related sites:
Operation Ruby-throat, project in which students, teachers, and others collaborate to study behavior and distribution of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Texas Hummingbird Roundup, participate in this hummingbird survey (Texas Parks and Wildlife)
"Hummingbirds Rely on Feeders in Winter" from Texas Parks and Wildlife News
Audubon Workshop's Birding Library (includes information on dangers of pesticides to birds)
Hummingbirds, article
Wild Birds Unlimited, hummingbird education
Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, lots of text information, excerpt from The Birds of North America
Debbie's Tips for Attracting and Feeding Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds in Houston, Texas by Donald Ray Burger
Creating a Hummingbird Haven
Western Hummingbirds in Louisiana, charts showing detection dates and number of birds
USGS "Oklahoma's Summer Jewels", ruby-throated hummingbirds
Hummingbirds - Attracting Hummingbirds - Texas Wildlife
Madera Canyon - Santa Rita Lodge Nature Resort, some info on Tucson area hummingbirds
Judy's Place
 

Books about Hummingbirds:
Hummingbirds: Their Life and Behavior.  I just recently bought this book and I really like it - lots of beautiful photos and interesting information. (hardcover 212 pages)
The secret lives of hummingbirds by David Wentworth Lazaroff.  This is a cute little pamphlet/book that I bought at the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum. It was really fun to read, and the pictures are great.
Rosie : My Rufous Hummingbird by Arnette Heidcamp
A Hummingbird in My House : The Story of Squeak by Arnette Heidcamp (I've heard this is great but haven't read it myself)
Hummingbirds : My Winter Guests by Arnette Heidcamp
Hummingbirds, Jewels in Flight by Connie M. Toopse
World of the Hummingbird by Harry Thurston
The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird by June Osborne
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird by Robert Sargent
Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds by James E. Gerholdt (for kids)
Hummingbirds : The Sun Catchers
The Hummingbirds of North America by Paul A. Johnsgard
Hummers : Hummingbirds of North America by Millie Miller, Cyndi Nelson
Creating a Hummingbird Garden : A Guide to Attracting and Identifying Hummingbird Visitors
The Hummingbird Book by Donald and Lillian Stokes. This is a great introductory hummingbird book.
Hummingbirds : A Wildlife Handbook (Johnson Nature Series) by Kim Long
 

Hummingbirds: art and gifts
Original Watercolor Art by Belinda Abendschein ruby-throated hummingbird
J.D.White Original Fine Art
Art Southwest - An Online Gallery by Leonore
Appalachian Art Shop has unique copper and glass hummingbird feeders
Hummingbird Paintings and Prints by Suzanne
Hummingbirds, Roberta Lee Wildlife Art
Hummingbird Handblown Glass Gifts
Hummingbirds Forever, a Nature Store for Hummingbird Lovers
Audubon Workshop hummingbird feeders, brushes for cleaning feeders
Ye Olde Birdhouse
Attracting More Hummingbirds at Wild Birds Forever, feeders and information
Deb Collins, Watercolor Artist
Visit Dan True's website to purchase a "Hummingbird House"

Please read the following regarding artificial nectars:
"Artificial nectar" mixes such as this are NOT recommended by hummingbird experts. They contain dyes and preservatives, chemicals that are not found in natural flower nectar and may have long-term effects on the birds' health. The red dye is not necessary to attract the birds (the bright color of the feeder will do that) and may have an unpleasant taste. Tests have shown that, when offered a choice, hummingbirds favor plain sugar water over dyed solutions. Any added "nutrients" are present in such small quantities as to be useless to the birds, which fill all their major nutritional needs by eating insects and other invertebrates. Also, there is nothing in these mixes to justify the price, which is 5 to 8 times the cost of ordinary white sugar (which is actually sucrose, the natural sugar hummingbirds prefer above all others). A simple solution of 4 parts water to 1 part sugar is convenient, inexpensive, and much more natural for the birds.
   - Sheri Williamson, author of "Attracting and Feeding Hummingbirds"

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