The North is Looking Good to Anna’s Hummingbirds


Tiny Anna’s hummingbirds are living farther and farther north during winter.  How do they manage this? First, available food from hummingbird feeders gives them the energy they need to help stave off the cold.

And…there is a tried and true behavior that hummingbirds through the Americas resort to when it gets chilly – torpor.

Find out more from our friends at BirdNote.

Anna’s Hummingbird/Photo Credit:  Deborah Rivel