Colorado Awaits: The Hummingbird Migration Magic

Colorado's Diverse Avian Guests

Broad-tailed hummingbirds lead the flock, with others like Black-chinned and Rufous hummingbirds also visiting Colorado.

Spring's Winged Pioneers

Hummingbirds begin to grace Colorado's landscapes from March, sometimes as early as late winter.

Planning for Hummingbirds

Create a hummingbird-friendly garden with native plants and feeders to welcome these agile migrants.

Nectar and Shelter: Habitat Essentials

Integrate a variety of native flowering plants to provide natural food sources and protection for hummingbirds.

Feeder Placement Timing

Set out hummingbird feeders by mid-March, just ahead of the migratory wave's arrival in Colorado.

Hummingbirds' Autumn Adieu

As summer wanes, hummingbirds prepare to depart Colorado, with most leaving by November.

Feeders' Farewell Role

Keep feeders accessible up to the end of November to support any lingering or late-migrating hummingbirds.

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