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Audubon's Hummingbirds at Home

Main Project Information
Presented By National Audubon Society
Goal Learn how hummingbirds are reacting to climate change.
Task Report observations on feeding hummingbirds.
Where Continental USA (excluding Hawaii)

National Audubon needs citizen scientists to report observations of feeding hummingbirds during spring hummingbird migration, summer and fall migration. A free mobile app makes it easy to report sightings and learn more about these remarkable birds. Participation is free.

Your participation will help scientists understand how hummingbirds are impacted by climate change, flowering patterns, and feeding by people.

You can participate at any level – from reporting a single sighting to documenting hummingbird activity in your community throughout the life of the project. Help scientists document the hummingbirds journey and direct change in the future to ensure these incredible birds do not disappear.

How to Join

Visit the project website or download the mobile app. An orientation and tutorial video are available on the website. Monitoring occurs in the continental US (excludes Hawaii).

Project Timing Participation can occur at any time of the year, but we have an interest in learning about hummingbird feeding interactions during spring and fall migration and during the summer.
Ideal Age Group Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Per month
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity While fishing, On a hike, On a walk, run, At school
Media Mentions
and Publications
Tags birds, hummingbirds
Project Updated 05/23/2018