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Hummingbirds 101

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Main Topics Include:

– Feeding Hummingbirds
– Hummingbird Food
– Hummingbird Feeders
– Attracting Hummingbirds
– Hummingbird Facts
– History of Hummingbirds
– Hummingbird Habitats
– Hummingbird Migration
– Hummingbird Behaviors
– Dangers to Hummingbirds
– Hummingbird Nests
– Hummingbird Sounds
– Species of Hummingbirds
– And More!

Top 15 Hummingbird Gifts Themed for Bird Lovers

Hummingbird jewelry, although it does not enjoy as long a history as do some other jewelry styles (such as, butterfly jewelry), it certainly has come of age in the space of last few decades. Now, you can avail of a rich variety of hummingbird-themed jewelry pieces, among them necklaces, brooches, earrings, bracelets, rings and a gift of any of these is sure to delight all hummingbird lovers as well as anybody with a taste for realistic jewelry pieces. So, here’s a selection of 15 beautiful and uniquely designed hummingbird jewelry pieces that are great as gift ideas and will also fit pretty much all occasions.

1. Enamel Glaze Hummingbird Bracelet

Hummingbird Bracelet

We love this one for the sheer simplicity of its design. Available in silver, gold and rose gold colors, these hummingbird-themed copper bracelets with link chain spell elegance by virtue of its simple, no-frill design. Fit for wearing on any formal as well as informal settings. If wearing for formal occasions, you can couple it with other nature-themed accessories and it will look great on you.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/EnamelGlazeHummingbirdBracelet

2. Sterling Silver Adjustable Hummingbird Rings

Hummingbird Ring

This one is a pure gem for the way it contrasts so beautifully between the crystal elegance of the sterling silver with the green rhinestones pavé set to the leaf shapes. The 925 sterling silver material ensures durability of the item and the fact that the ring is adjustable (you can work the circumference of the ring to fit the size of your finger) only adds to the preciousness of the item.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/SterlingSilverAdjustableHummingbirdRings

3. Timeless Origami Hummingbird Necklace

Hummingbird Necklace

The geometric design of this another simple and elegant piece is inspired by the popular Japanese art of paper folding known as origami. The item is made of zinc alloy material and is available in gold and silver colors. Wear this on a black cocktail dress to make the brilliance and the uniqueness of the design stand out all the more sharply.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/TimelessOrigamiHummingbirdNecklace

4. Hummingbird Art Stud Earring Set

Hummingbird Earrings

Stud earrings are often popular with ladies for their simple and minimalist appeal. However, these bird-themed stud sets will also act as a statement piece as your identity as a bird lover. The attractive art coupled with the medley of bright colors of these rings is an instant eye-catcher. You also have the options to choose from a variety of designs: the hummingbird arts, peacock feather as well as the phoenix design.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/HummingbirdArtStudEarringSet

5. Wooden Carved Hummingbird Earrings

Wooden Hummingbird Earrings

And while we are on to the earrings, we might as well mention this standout drop earrings piece with a carved hummingbird on wood. The piece has an ethnic and old-world feel and as such, will act as the perfect accessory to all chic and boho makeups. Get this soon and or you may left to regret it if the item gets sold out!

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/WoodenCarvedHummingbirdEarrings

6. Fashion Hummingbird Necklace

Fashion Hummingbird Necklace

Get this small, cute and dainty hummingbird pendant as your very own hummingbird charm. Made with superior quality copper alloy and available in gold or silver plated link chain, this small but intricately designed piece is one of a kind. Available with/without a gift card, the piece also makes for a perfect anniversary, birthday or Valentine gift for your special one.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/FashionHummingbirdNecklace

7. Cute and Colorful Hummingbird Brooch

Cute and Colorful Hummingbird Brooch

How about some splash of color for a change? Get this beautiful hummingbird brooch adorned in rich and bright colors for yourself or any of your loved ones. Perfect to wear on a variety of dresses and with different styles, which means you can wear this corsage no matter what the occasion—a wedding, when going to a club, any business meeting or simply as streetwear. Made of high-quality metal and paint that will help to keep its luster and appeal intact for a long time and which also ensure that the piece will not cause any harm or irritation to your skin.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/CuteandColorfulHummingbirdBrooch

8. Hummingbird Floral Brach Pendant with Tear-drop Gem

Hummingbird Pendant

We love the realistic design of the pendant that shows a hummingbird perched on a branch with flowers around it. But, in our opinion, what really makes this piece stand out is the ingenuity of the designer in adding a suspended tear-drop gem to the pendant. Makes the piece more detailed, ornate without however compromising on the basic simplicity of the design. Choose from either a gold or a silver plated link chain to wear the pendant as a necklace.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/HummingbirdFloralPendant

9. Hummingbird Necklace Locket

Hummingbird Necklace Locket

This necklace locket is another favorite of ours for a number of reasons. To begin with, the metal cover of the locket with its ornate, art deco design showing a hummingbird in flight is an eye-catcher in itself. In addition, the piece also comes with aromatherapy elements as you can fill the inside of the locket (covered with an oil diffuser pad) with your choice essential oil. The locket is set in an adjustable link chain and is delivered in a colorful linen bag, which also makes it ideal for gifting.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/HummingbirdNecklaceLocket

10. 1- Piece Iced Out Hummingbird Left Ear Cuff

Hummingbird Left Ear Cuff Piece

Designed to be worn on the left ear only, this baroque style ear cuff with its profusion of multicolor rhinestone studs is an absolute attention-grabber. On the tip of the ear cuff, there is a hummingbird fashioned out of a great number of stone settings filled with complimentarily-colored rhinestone studs and from thereon, an arc of sparkling gems runs its way up to the top of the cuff. Perfect as a hummingbird gift and for wearing on a variety of formal occasions.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/1PieceIcedOutHummingbirdLeftEarCuff

11. Multi-color Crystal Hummingbird Brooch

Hummingbird Brooch

On the head and shoulders of this hummingbird-shaped corsage pin, you will find crystal gems set in an attractive array of colors. But, according to us, what gives this piece its unique appeal is the translucent quality of the paint on its body and wings. All in all, this vibrantly colored brooch makes for an exquisite piece of hummingbird jewelry. The item is also available in three different colors: red, green and blue. Our favorite is the red one with its glowing and fiery reds and yellow.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/MulticolorCrystalHummingbirdBrooch

12. Heart-Shaped Hummingbird Art Pendant Necklace

Heart Hummingbird Necklace

If you are looking for a simple hummingbird jewelry piece for casual wearing, this heart-shaped pendant with handmade hummingbird art is an ideal one. You can wear it with a simple silver chain and is perfect for casual, outdoor use such as a stroll in the park, and so on. What is more, this piece is available in as many as 15 different designs. So make sure you don’t get spoiled for choice!

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/HeartShapedHummingbirdArtNecklace

13. Ethereal Hummingbird Dreamcatcher Necklace

Hummingbird Dreamcatcher Necklace

Looking for something more elaborate? Why not go for this dreamcatcher necklace? It was the belief of many Indian American tribes that a dreamcatcher gives its owner only good dreams while keeping the bad dreams away. And if the idea attracts you and if you also happen to be a hummingbird lover, this piece with three dangling feathers with a beautiful handmade glass photo of a hummingbird nestling at the center of the piece will be a perfect choice for you.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/HummingbirdDreamcatcherNecklace

14. Rustic 3D Hummingbird Necklace

Rustic 3D Hummingbird Necklace

Many women feel attracted to rustic jewelry designs and if your loved one is one of them, you may very well consider gifting her this beautiful and simple 3D hummingbird necklace. In contrast to flat-based pendants, this one is also three-dimensional which means that the pendant will give one a weighty and realistic feel when she wears it.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/Rustic3DHummingbirdNecklace

15. Rose Gold Hummingbird Brooch

Rose Gold Hummingbird Brooch

We love this classy and elegant rhinestone brooch mainly because of its intricate design. A perfect one to add to your brooch collection. Made of zinc alloy, the white rhinestones set in the background of the rose gold base give the piece an exquisite look.

Check it out: http://www.birdsofna.org/RoseGoldHummingbirdBrooch

All of the above listed hummingbird jewelry gifts can be found on hummingbirdsjewelrygifts.com .

Hummingbird Gift Selection Tips

When you are gifting someone something, it is important to know the person’s taste and preferences. The same goes for hummingbird gifts. For example, if someone is a professed hummingbird lover and already have a number of hummingbird feeders, it won’t make much sense to gift him/her with another feeder. In that case, you can look for a unique and attractive hummingbird accessory piece. Or, what is even better, if your friend is a female, gift her an exquisite hummingbird-themed jewelry piece or a tote bag with hummingbird art and she will adore you for it!

On the other hand, if someone happens to be bird lover and would want to know more about hummingbirds, you may gift her a hummingbird guide book as well as a feeder. just use your imagination and you’ll be able to come up with a perfect hummingbird gift.

Types of Gifts

Ideas galore when it comes to hummingbird gifts. Of course, the most common would be a gift of a special hummingbird feeder. But you may as well settle for a range of hummingbird accessories, hummingbird-themed jewelry, books on hummingbirds, home décor, hummingbird cards, tote bags with hummingbird art and so much more.

Gift Prices

Hummingbird gifts are available in a relatively wide spectrum of price range. That said, you can find a wide variety of beautiful and attractive hummingbird gifts under $20. But of course, it will also depend on the occasion as also who you are buying the gift for…

DIY – How to Make Your Own Hummingbird Gifts

Many of the hummingbird gift ideas we mentioned above can be DIY-ed if you have a knack for it. For example, you can make all on your own a variety of different types of hummingbird feeders and accessories such as standard feeders as well as handheld hummingbird feeders, hummingbird parches, etc. If you have some experience making and designing jewelry items, you can also DIY a variety of hummingbird jewelry pieces. But, perhaps the easiest will be to make on your own an attractive 3D hummingbird card. You will find many resources on internet (DIY blogs, YouTube videos) on how to DIY beautiful hummingbird gifts. Browse some of them and you are sure to find some ideas that catch your fancy as well as match your DIY skill levels.

Glass Hummingbird Feeders

Glass Hummingbird Feeders – the top glass hummmingbird feeder recommendations and reviews.

Hummingbirds are adorable birds and can attract a lot of attention to your yard. These beautiful creatures have become so popular attractions in yards where they are found that some people have ventured into the business of breeding them for tourist attraction purposes. Hummingbirds are colorful, active and depict various social interactions that are fascinating to bird lovers and naturalists.

Hummingbird

If you want to attract hummingbirds to your yard, the first thing that you should provide is the feeder. Hummingbird feeders provide nourishment for these migratory birds while supplying the yard and entryway with beauty and color. A group of well-placed feeders in the yard can be a permanent source of attraction for these innocent creatures.

There are many different types of hummingbird feeders available including those that are made of glass. Owning glass hummingbird feeders comes with a whole lot of benefits. These feeders are easy to clean, easy to fill, and the nectar inside them does not spoil as fast as compared to other feeder varieties. Glass feeders also offer some of the most cute styles and designs available and are strong enough to last many years. Below are the top glass humming bird feeders you can order from Amazon;

1)Perky-Pet® Glass Hummingbird Feeder with Free Nectar

The Perky-Pet® glass feeder comes with an easy-to-fill wide mouth opening, built-in moat and insect guards, as well as a free nectar packet. Designed with a detachable base for easy cleaning, this glass feeder makes for a fantastic sight in your yard to view. It easily attracts hummingbirds and ensures hours of hummingbird-watching indulgence. With a 30-ounce nectar capacity, the feeder features a strong transparent glass container with a wide mouth opening for easy filling and cleaning. Its bright-red plastic top as well as the detachable base not only attract hummingbirds but also provide visual appeal to humans.

2) Hummers Galore Glass Hummingbird feeder, Hanging Vine Design

The Hummers Galore glass feeder with hanging vine design makes for both a beautiful and practical addition to your yard. You can expect to attract hummingbirds to your yard with the feeder’s red color and beautiful floral designs. It features a 32-ounce glass container with UV ink on it to protect the nectar as well as feeder from sun damage. With a beautiful perch which surrounds the base, 8 feeding ports, and a metal hanger that is attached to the sides near the top of the feeder; the Hummers Galore glass feeder will help you to raise a community of hummingbirds in your yard instantly.

3) Best-1 Glass Hummingbird Feeder

This 32-pound glass feeder comes with a durable glass nectar reservoir, 8-nectar feeding ports, as well as an easy-to-clean base. The glass nectar reservoir is designed with beautiful touches of red to attract those attractive birds. The base has a circular perch surrounding it so all of your attractive guests can rest while they enjoy their feeding experience.

4) Dr JB’s 16 oz Glass Hummingbird Feeder

Marketed as the best feeder ever, this 32-oz glass feeder from Songbird Essentials comes with: a large mouth on the glass reservoir; for easy cleaning and filling, unique 2-piece base with innovative flow-control design to prevent the feeder from dripping, even in severe winds, bee resistant inner base as well as red top and base to attract the birds. It is one of the bestselling glass hummingbird feeders on Amazon.

Resources about hummingbirds:
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/ruby-throat-hummingbird/

Unique Hummingbird Feeders:
http://www.hummingbirdsplus.org/feeders/unique/

 

Hummingbird Jewelry

Hummingbirds are unique and beautiful creatures. If you’re a fan of nature’s wonderful little birds, obtaining a piece of hummingbird jewelry is a great way to show your appreciation. Here are a few tips on selecting the best hummingbird jewelry.

Hummingbird Jewelry

Check out our recommended jewelry selection below via Hummingbirds Plus:
http://www.hummingbirdsplus.org/gifts/jewelry/

Consider the recipient

Are you buying for you wife or mother? Or perhaps for yourself? Depending on the tastes of your jewelry recipient, certain pieces might be more appropriate. For example, the Sienna Sky Hummingbird Flower Teardrop Necklace is simple, elegant, and colorful. It also fits smaller necks so it would be appropriate for a wife or mom who’s looking for a unique addition to her jewelry collection.

http://www.amazon.com/Sienna-Sky-Hummingbird-Teardrop-N1419/dp/B00SK4IDSY

Consider mix and match with outfits

Some types of hummingbird jewelry will complement certain outfits better than others. For example, the Sterling Silver Hummingbird with Swarovski Elements Pendant Necklace is a sold eighteen inches and comes in a basic silver with blue inlay design. This is a great selection to liven up dark outfits, adding some color and flash.

http://www.amazon.com/Sterling-Hummingbird-Swarovski-Elements-Necklace/dp/B00CGSBMA6

Fit and chain length

Some hummingbird jewelry might be a little too long for certain individuals who are shorter in height. Make sure to find a chain length that’s an appropriate length. To determine chain length, look at the product specifications and do a quick tape measuring of your neckline. This will help to figure out how long it will be on you.

Caring for your hummingbird jewelry

To keep your jewelry clean and bright for many years, it’s important to use a gentle baby wipe to clean the surface of your necklace or pendant, then use a dry soft cloth to shine it up a bit. Avoid stacking it against other jewelry to avoid scratching or blemishes.

Type of accessory

You might be interested in a necklace, or you might want a hummingbird bracelet to accent your wrists and add a bit of color to your outfits. Make sure the bracelet you choose will fit and be of a comfortable material such as silver plating. The Paua Shell Hummingbird Bracelet is an item of this type, coming in numerous different colors to accentuate these beautiful birds. It measures 7 and a half inches.

http://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Paua-Shell-Hummingbird-Bracelet/dp/B00TBXLYES

Livening up your face

A great way to add some color and interest to your face is through hummingbird earrings. The bronze hummingbird Flower and Brown yellow white 14MM Lampwork Beads Earring set is lovingly handcrafted, including surgical steel ball fish hook earring wires and bronze plated metal findings. These earrings are gentle and delicate, adding beauty to the face while exemplifying your love of hummingbirds at the same time.

http://www.m.amazon.com/Bronze-HUMMINGBIRD-Flower-Lampwork-Earring/dp/B00CBM2OIQ

Another set, for those who prefer silver, is the Hummingbird Clear Crystal Blue Enamel Fashion Earrings set, which includes two silver-plated charms with clear crystal blue wings. These are simple, small, and elegant, adding color and life to the facial area while complementing other necklaces or clothing of similar design.

http://www.amazon.com/Hummingbird-Crystal-Fashion-Earrings-Jewelry/dp/B00EJZJUEE

Conclusion

In Mexico, hummingbirds are said to bring love, while they were once worn as lucky charms in medieval times. Wearing hummingbird jewelry today can add beauty to your outfits, attract new love into your life, and share laughter and joy of creation. Adding some hummingbird themed jewelry to your collection is an excellent way to celebrate the magic of life.

Resources

Hummingbird Live Webcam:
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/scbi/migratorybirds/webcam/hummingbirds.cfm

Hummingbird Figurines:
http://www.hummingbirdsplus.org/gifts/figurines/