Mystery of the Hummingbird Season: Tracking 2024's Winged Wonders in Massachusetts

Tiny Titans of the Sky

Get ready for the Ruby-throated hummingbirds, Massachusetts' springtime aerial visitors.

Spring's Colorful Harbingers

In Massachusetts, anticipate the Ruby-throated hummingbirds' arrival starting mid-April through May.

Feeder Time is Now

Early April is the perfect time to hang out your hummingbird feeders, as these nectar lovers are soon to arrive.

The Ruby-Throated Soloist

The Ruby-throated hummingbird is the main species to grace Massachusetts with its vibrant presence during spring.

Nectar Mix Masterclass

Prepare the best nectar with a simple blend of 1 cup sugar to 4 cups water, bypassing any red dye.

Guiding Them Southward

By late summer or early fall, say goodbye as the hummingbirds start their southern migration.

Caring for Late Bloomers

Continue offering nectar until mid-December to support late migratory hummingbirds.

Blooms that Buzz

Plant native Massachusetts flowers like Trumpet Vine and Red Cardinal flower to naturally attract hummingbirds.

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