Hummingbird Facts: History, Habitats and Habits

An introduction to the hummingbird, learn more hummingbird facts including the history of the hummingbird, food sources, habits and habitats of the hummingbird.



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Broad-billed hummingbird
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Commercial hummingbird feeders range from inexpensive plastic models to more costly handmade stoneware feeders. Or you can make your own from a small, clean glass or plastic container with a tight lid.
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Lots of good things come in small packages.
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Rufous hummingbird.
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Anna's hummingbird.
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Broad-tailed hummingbird.
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Calliope hummingbird.
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Ruby-throated hummingbird.
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Black-chinned hummingbird.
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