Attracting Ruby-throated hummingbirds

For immediate release ‐ April 24, 2024

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Ruby-throated hummingbird in bird bander's hand.Ruby-throated hummingbird in bird bander’s hand. Photo: Cape Fear Bird Observatory.

Ruby-throated hummingbirds are making their way back to NC. Here’s how to spot and attract them.

By Leoneda Inge, Stacia Brown

What is the best feeder to use in your yard if you want to attract hummingbirds? And what blooms should you plant if you’re hoping to invite these fast-fluttering wonders to your home? Get great tips for attracting and spotting ruby-throated hummingbirds from NCMNS research affiliate Susan Campbell.

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