What you can do to help hummingbirds

We can all do our part to protect these dazzling creatures. 

Now that you're equipped with all of these hummingbird facts, you can educate your friends and family about these important little birds. 

If you have the space, you can create a hummingbird paradise right at your home by following eight simple steps. 

These include planting native flowering plants and reducing pesticide use. Learn more about these and other tips to attract hummingbirds to your yard. 

The next time you travel, visit one of the reserves in our conservation network. You can go to our Conservation Birding website to find destinations and information on birding routes 

Finally, consider becoming a member of American Bird Conservancy. Your generous support will help us to continue and expand our work to safeguard hummingbirds. 

Hummingbird gif at top of page: Allen's Hummingbird by Don Desjardin, Macaulay Library. Frilled Coquette by Aisse Gaertner