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.
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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
A True Phenomenon Unfolding at Bellahummingbird.com: Bella's Tiny Family Rewriting the Rules of Nature
Rush on over to Bella's at Bellahummingbird.com. She's there to amaze you. Videos of Bella, the hummer twins, and Rosey are
The study was published online Oct. 18 in the journal Behavioral Ecology. Hummingbirds may look cute with their colorful
Bird watching, via bird feeding, is clearly the most frequent human-wildlife interaction. In our increasingly urbanized world, feeding birds is, for millions of people, our most significant direct connection to nature.
Climate change will not be mitigated, let alone stopped or reversed, unless all the countries of the world become serious about systemic, total, and orchestrated reorientations of their economies and societies' ways of living on the Earth.
Except that today is Friday the 13th, we're about an hour out of Halifax, some sensor or other has started ringing like a telephone, the driver has pulled over and is in urgent phone powwow with bus HQ -- and he's blaming Friday the 13th for our miscarriage.
The spiritual leader Thich Nhat Hahn says practice opens the doorway to happiness: I love java and the ritual of making it
When people see the work of award-winning filmmaker and photographer Louie Schwartzberg, they tend to have one common response
As with all birds, turning off lights, closing blinds and making the room as dark as possible to contrast with the open door will encourage the bird to fly out. Even better than potted flowers, if you have a hummingbird feeder, hanging it just outside the door will draw the bird out even faster.
The group's range of influences makes them a sort of nu-folk-meets-'90s-R&B power trio and Days are Gone a knockout. Its dateless quality (and its damn sunny disposition) is what excites music-lovers about Haim.
My church tells me that the only way to get into Heaven is for the Lord to know you by name. Likewise, with Google's latest algorithm update, Hummingbird, Google now demands that you trade your anonymity for a spot at the top of Google search.