7 Types of Hummingbirds in Oregon (with Pictures)

With a generally mild climate and lots of native wildflowers, Oregon is a favorite state for hummingbirds to visit. Because it’s further north, only seven species stop by, but many of them can be seen year-round. Most hummingbirds are incredibly hardy travelers. They will fly across multiple states or even the ocean without stopping, fueled … Read more

14 Species of Hummingbirds in Alabama to Watch For

Hummingbirds are beautiful with their striking colors. Plus, they’re easy to spot because most of them bravely visit backyard hummingbird feeders. It’s no wonder that so many people love watching these tiny little acrobats. Because of its strategic location in the Southern US, Alabama is lucky enough to see 14 different species of hummingbirds. While … Read more

What is a Group of Falcons Called? (All Collective Nouns)

Falcons are a raptor species in the Falco genus containing around forty different species. These birds of prey are found on every continent except Antarctica in many different habitats. Falcons are famous for their high-speed flying skills and quick maneuverability in the air.  While falcons are typically a solitary species, they occasionally fly in groups … Read more

What is a Group of Hummingbirds Called? (All Collective Nouns)

Hummingbirds are in the family Trochilidae and are some of the smallest birds on the planet. These birds are native to the North and South American continents. Out of more than 350 species and 100 genera, most live at or around the equator in the tropics.  The smallest hummingbird is the Bee Hummingbird at 5 … Read more

Meet 7 Types of Hummingbirds in Illinois (ID with Pictures)

Hummingbirds are some of the most exciting to watch because they’re so unique. They have striking, bright colors and they zoom and swoop so charmingly through the air. Plus, many of them willingly visit backyard feeders so city-dwellers and rural homesteaders both have a chance to see them. Hummingbirds have their natural native ranges, but … Read more

7 Types of Hummingbirds in Minnesota (with Pictures)

Hummingbirds are instantly recognizable. They have bright-colored feathers that seem to glow like little jewels. Plus, they aren’t usually afraid of humans and they’ll hang out at hummingbird feeders, happily sipping sweet nectar. You may have also noticed them swooping around in the sky as they mate. Hummingbirds have their usual native ranges, but most … Read more

What is a Group of Ducks Called? (All Collective Nouns)

Ducks are semi-aquatic birds found in wet habitats on every continent except Antarctica. These waterfowl are very social and usually flock together in groups. Within these large groups, ducks can be quite noisy and they often draw attention to themselves.  Most ducks like mallard ducks, eider ducks and muscovy ducks can be found flying, swimming, … Read more

7 Species of Hummingbirds in Ohio

Hummingbirds are some of the most exciting to watch because they’re so unique. They have striking, bright colors and they zoom and swoop so charmingly through the air. Plus, many of them willingly visit backyard feeders. Hummingbirds have their natural native ranges, but most of these birds are wanderers. They’ll travel far, far outside their … Read more

6 Common & Rare Species of Hummingbirds in Wisconsin

Whether you’re an expert birdwatcher or you just want to know what kind of hummingbird is hanging out at your feeder, these birds are exciting to see. They’re obviously beautiful with their jewel-like feathers and aerial acrobatics. Most hummingbirds are wanderers who will travel miles and miles in search of food. Some even fly across … Read more

6 Species of Hummingbirds in Indiana (ID with Pictures)

You know a hummingbird when you see it. They’re incredibly unique birds. Not just because of their bright feathers, but their unique method of zipping around in the air and feeding as they hover like little helicopters at flowers. Most hummingbirds are hardy travelers who will fly across multiple states in search of food. Some … Read more

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