My Love Affair with Hummingbirds

Hummingbird on a feeder hanging above a basket of petunias.
Hummingbird on my feeder. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2022

I don’t know when my love affair with hummingbirds started. I suspect it was after I was already in love with monarch butterflies. That love affair started with a transformational event in the fall of the early 21st century. My love affair with hummingbirds occurred after I started to feed them, probably about fifteen or sixteen years ago. Soon, each spring, I found myself getting out their feeder, making nectar from sugar and…

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Carol Labuzzetta

Carol Labuzzetta

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Carol is a freelance environmental educator. She blogs daily about education, nature, travel, poetry & anything that inspires. Her new passion is writing.