Sky Dancers: The Secret Timetable of WV's Hummingbirds 2024

West Virginia's Winged Wonders

Look out for Ruby-throated hummingbirds arriving in late March to enchant the Mountain State.

Ruby-Throated Residents

The Ruby-throated hummingbird: West Virginia's frequent flyer and beloved breeder.

Unexpected Aerial Guests

Keep your eyes peeled for the rare Rufous, Black-chinned, and Broad-tailed hummingbird sightings.

Springtime Symphony

March into spring with hummingbirds as they begin their individual migrations to West Virginia.

Natural Nectar Nooks

Attract hummingbirds by planting native flowers like bee balm and trumpet creeper in your garden.

Eco-Friendly Oasis

Provide a safe haven for hummingbirds by gardening organically and avoiding potential hazards.

Feeder Forecast

Prepare for early arrivals by setting out hummingbird feeders in early March.

Departure Patterns

Hummingbirds typically wave goodbye to West Virginia from early September through mid-October.

A Haven in the Cold

For late stayers and winter visitors, consider keeping feeders up through the colder months.

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