Fall
What to Report
Fall | Spring

 
Male Hummingbird
Jeffrey W.

Adult Males
The first hummingbirds to head south are adult males. Look for the bright, bold colors of the male to distiguish from females and juveniles. Report all species you see.

Report at least once per week as long as males are present.
Do not report when you no longer see them. All reports go to the sightings map and indicate that males are present.

 
Male Hummingbird
Jackie Irvine

Females and Juveniles
After the males have left, all of your hummingbirds will look the same but some will be females and some will be juveniles. It's nearly impossible difficult to distinguish between them.

Report at least once per week while hummers are present.
Do not report when you no longer see them. All reports go to the sightings map and indicate that hummingbirds are present.

 
Hummingbird Migration
Kristy Walker

Nectaring at Flowers
What natural sources of nectar are available at your location and how late into the fall season?

Report when hummingbirds are nectaring at flowers.

 
Report Your Hummingbird Sightings

Where to Report
All observations are included on Journey North's real-time maps. The data help scientists analyze migration from year to year.

Report Your Sightings