Minnesota's Hummingbird Haven: Welcoming Winged Visitors

Springtime Arrival of Hummingbirds

Prepare for the hummingbirds' return to Minnesota by late April, signaling the start of the breeding season.

The Lone Minnesota Breeders

Ruby-throated hummingbirds, with their dazzling colors, are Minnesota's primary summer residents for nesting.

The Garden as a Hummingbird Habitat

Plant native species with tubular flowers to attract hummingbirds and provide them with natural nectar sources.

Insects: A Crucial Hummingbird Diet

Avoid pesticides and cultivate a garden buzzing with insects to support the hummingbirds' varied diet.

Feeders: The Hummingbirds' Pit Stop

Set up hummingbird feeders in mid-April to welcome the first migratory guests and provide them with vital sustenance.

Hummingbird Departure Signals

Keep an eye out for the Ruby-throated hummingbirds' departure starting in August as they prepare for their southward migration.

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Swipe up to catch every detail on the arrival and care of hummingbirds in Minnesota, from creating a floral feast to the final days of feeder duties.