Maine's Hummingbird Migration: Awaiting the Ruby-Throated Wonders

Hummingbirds' Spring Return to Maine

Witness the amazing journey of Ruby-throated hummingbirds to Maine, arriving in the first half of May.

Solo Flyers on a Timely Mission

Hummingbirds migrate individually, with males setting out first to secure territories before the females join.

Ruby-Throats: Maine's Summer Residents

Maine's native Ruby-throated hummingbirds, known for their striking colors, will breed and nest throughout the state.

Preparing for Hummingbird Arrivals

Set up your hummingbird feeders by mid-April to offer an early welcome to these tiny, energetic birds.

Rare Hummingbird Sightings

Keep an eye out for unusual species like the Rufous hummingbird, making sporadic appearances in Maine.

Bidding Goodbye in Fall

Hummingbirds typically start their southward migration from Maine at the end of September.

Feeders' Final Act

Leave feeders up until late October to assist any late-migrating hummingbirds before winter sets in.

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Swipe up to discover the full story of hummingbird migration in Maine and gather tips to create a blooming backyard haven that's sure to attract these agile aviators.