Hummingbirds of Texas


We love watching hummingbirds, and East Texas is a great place for that pastime!

Hummingbird at rest, near Tyler Texas

The hummingbird population at the end of last year's Texas migration in September of 2016 was awesome, as the hummers made their southbound migration towards South Texas.

We often have over 40 Ruby Throat hummingbirds on our feeders at one time. At times we are also blessed with several brightly colored Baltimore Orioles on our feeders.

We grow lots of hummingbird and butterfly-friendly plants, annuals and perennials such as Butterfly Bush, Marigolds, Zinnias, Goldflame Honeysuckle, Passion Vine, Cross Vine, Weigla, Mexican Firebush, Batface Cuphea, Lipstick Salvia, Hot Lips, and more.

Some of our feeders we put at eye-level, nestled in the flowers. If you don't have pets, or a problem with racoons, this can enhance your hummingbird viewing, and it puts the feeder more in a natural environment for the birds.

We also have an abundance of trees nearby which provide shelter and protection for the hummingbirds.

For hummingbird species, photos, videos, migration patterns, hummingbird gardening, and more,
visit our new hummingbird website at
www.HummingbirdCentral.com

Photographs of Hummingbirds in East Texas

Shown here are a few quick favorites of some recent sightings ... for more photos, visit our new website at www.HummingbirdCentral.com

Ruby Throat Hummingbird near Tyler Texas
Ruby Throat Hummingbird near Tyler Texas

Ruby Throat Hummingbird near Tyler Texas
Ruby Throat Hummingbird near Tyler Texas

Three's a crowd ... Two Ruby Throat Hummingbirds questioning a third!
Ruby Throat Hummingbird near Tyler Texas

Ruby Throat Hummingbirds near Tyler Texas
Ruby Throat Hummingbird near Tyler Texas

Male Ruby Throat Hummingbird in flight in East Texas
Male Ruby Throat Hummingbird in flight in East Texas

Hummingbird in flight ... Tyler Texas
Hummingbird feeding at Tyler Texas

Hummingbird hovering while working a feeder ... Tyler Texas
Hummingbird feeding at Tyler Texas

Hummingbird feeding mania near Tyler Texas during the fall migration
Hummingbird feeding mania near Tyler Texas

Texas hummingbird garden with low-hanging feeders
A good solution if you have no pets, or racoons! Put the feeders at eye-level
for the enjoyment of the hummingbirds, and you!

Texas hummingbird garden with low-hanging feeder

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