South Carolina's Hummingbird High Season: Timely Flutters

Spring's Aerial Delight in South Carolina

Hummingbirds begin their graceful return to South Carolina around late April or early May, marking the start of the birdwatching season.

Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds Take Center Stage

The Ruby-throated hummingbird, known for its dazzling throat, dominates the South Carolinian hummingbird scene.

Setting Up Your Hummingbird Feeders

To welcome these nectar-seekers, have your hummingbird feeders ready by early April in South Carolina.

Flower Power to Attract Hummingbirds

Native flowers like red impatiens and geraniums are hummingbird magnets, offering abundant nectar for these tiny travelers.

Anticipating the Autumn Exodus

By late September or early October, hummingbirds start their migration from South Carolina to warmer winter retreats.

Keeping Feeders Open for Stragglers

Maintain your feeders until mid-October or two weeks after the last hummingbird sighting to support any late migrators.

When Hummingbirds Overwinter in South Carolina

Some hummingbirds, especially the older or weaker ones, may choose to stay in South Carolina during the mild winter months.

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