Hummingbirds are curious little birds that evoke immense interest from bird watchers all over the world, even though they only live on one half of the earth.
Their ability in flight is matched by no other animal on earth.
They can maneuver in all directions with seemingly little effort.
And they are ever in a hurry.
Flitting from flower to flower with amazing speed and most often eating on the fly.
Even as we find them fascinating and curious it seems they find us rather interesting in return.
If you have fed Hummingbirds on a regular basis you may have noticed that they can become quite curious about you as well.
It seems they do take note that you are supplying one of their favourite meals, nectar syrup.
They can be enticed to drink syrup right from the palm of your hand if you are patient enough.
If you have a regular sitting area outside you may have noticed that your Hummers will hover quite close as if to be having a good look at you.
Perhaps it is their way of letting you know that their feeder is getting low, empty or needs attention in some way.
Or perhaps it is their special way of saying "Thank You!".
There are so many questions that could be asked about Hummingbirds:
What else do they eat besides nectar?
Where do they build their nest and how big are their nests?
How many different kinds of Hummers are there?
What should I look for when buying a nectar feeder?
How can I attract Hummingbirds to my backyard?
Do they live all over the world?
How can I stop the bees and ants from getting in my nectar feeders?
Take the Hummingbirds quiz and test your knowledge about these fascinating creatures. Then follow the links in the sidebar or at the bottom of the page to discover the answers to all of these questions.
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