The marvelous spatuletail hummingbird inspired a culture of conservation in the Andes Mountains.
These birds of a feather are feeding together.
Not only did I support 'em financially, but I worked with Audubon's team on a social media partnership, which helped to raise Audubon's profile, expand their network and generate support.
Sugar water is their drink of choice.
Hummingbirds are evolutionary copycats. Some 40 million years ago, they began exploiting a mutually beneficial exchange that bees and flowers had developed 130 million years before: a trade of pollination for nectar.
Our kids get it. Birds don't have a political party. This is not a Republican or a Democratic issue. It's a bird issue. And young people know it's their issue.
The sight never fails to thrill: like an exceptionally bright star, the Space Station zooms across the sky at nearly five miles per second, manned by American, Russian, European and Japanese astronauts who spend their days conducting scientific research and testing the effects of zero gravity on their bodies