Here are some amazing facts about my favorite bird, the hummingbird. Due to arrive in my backyard in mid to late May.
1. If you think the same hummingbirds come to your feeders and flowers every year, you might be right! Banding research shows they are likely to return to the area where they hatched.
3. Rufous hummingbirds migrate farther than any other North American species. They travel 4,000 miles from Mexico to Alaska every spring.
4. The average nest is about the size of a half-dollar coin. The eggs inside the tiny structure look like mini white jelly beans.
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