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What to Report
Fall | Spring
bees at feeder
Leslie Bergum
Winter Sightings
Report all observations of overwintering hummingbirds.

John Doerper

First Hummingbird
Report the first hummingbird you see in the spring:

  • Ruby-throated
  • Rufous
  • Other species

Russ Thompson

Nectaring from Flowers
What natural sources of nectar are available in the spring, and at which do you see hummingbird feeding?

  • Report when hummingbirds are nectaring at flowers.
bees at feeder
Alexis Hayes

Other Observations
Throughout the breeding season, report your observations:

  • first female of spring
  • courtship and territorial behavior
  • hummingbird numbers
  • amount of food consumed at feeder
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.