Discover 2024: The Enchanting Hummingbird Season in Ohio!

Preparing for Ohio's Hummingbird Magic

In 2024, Ohio greets the Ruby-throated hummingbirds starting in early April.

Ohio's Dazzling Aerial Jewel

The Ruby-throated hummingbird, a vibrant visitor, is Ohio's most common hummingbird species.

Early Arrivals Set the Scene

Male Ruby-throated hummingbirds lead, arriving a week or two before the females to scout nesting sites.

Feeders at the Ready

Set up your feeders in mid-March to ensure early hummingbirds find a welcome in Ohio.

Yard of Enchantment

Flourish your yard with vibrant flowers and a homemade nectar feeder to attract more hummingbirds.

A Haven for Rare Sightings

Keep an eye out for the occasional Rufous or Calliope hummingbird, a rare delight in Ohio.

Departure Bound

As winter approaches, hummingbirds typically depart Ohio by October to fly south.

Helping the Winter Stay-Ons

Some choose to overwinter in Ohio; leaving feeders up can provide essential support.

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Swipe up to delve into the fascinating world of Ohio's hummingbirds and find out how you can make your backyard a must-visit destination for these winged wonders.