When do hummingbirds arrive in Texas? Want to attract them? Check out 2024 migration map

Avoid calling it a comeback. Hummingbirds are coming. If you want to feed them or prevent being attacked for being near their nest, read on.  

Texas hummingbirds arrive in what months? March to late May is hummingbird season.   

What attracts hummingbirds to my feeder?   Hummingbirds must consume plenty. The National Audubon Society reports that these birds feed every 10-15 minutes and visit 1,000-2,000 blossoms daily. Native nectar-producing plants attract hummingbirds.   

Trumpet honeysuckle, bee balm, and hummingbird sage have more nectar than hybrids and exotics. Plant native nectar-rich plants with red or orange tubular flowers to attract hummingbirds.  

Key guidelines for interacting with them: Fill a feeder or garden with nectar and nectar-rich plants. Regularly replace food  

Keep bird feeders clean and avoid pesticides. Only put water or hummingbird food in bird feeders.  

2024 hummingbird migratory map What hummingbirds cannot eat? The following should not replace granulated sugar in hummingbird food since they are hazardous. Honey can spread harmful fungi.  

Raw sugars Corn syrup   Honey & Powdered Sugar Where to hang hummingbird feeders?   

Hummingbirds prefer predator-free areas to dine, according to Humanesociety.org. Stray cats are a major predator. Feeders should be 12 feet from undergrowth, evergreens, and bushes. Birds can swiftly fly 12 feet to safety, but predators cannot hide within feeder range.