I wish I knew the answer. You did nudge me to get my feeders out, they should be migrating to Northern Wis soon.
I will have to look up and see now just how long they do live. No hummers at our feeders just yet, but one of my sisters had some at her house. Guess they are here but haven't found our feeders yet. Hope your Wednesday is a wonderful one!
No Hummers in Dexter MI yet....but the feeders are out and waiting.BJ&CJ
I don't know the life span of the Hummers but I always feel ours are the same ones as they know exactly where to come to for feeding. Ours always come March 15th. Last year and this year they came a little earlier.
I haven't noticed a hummer yet, but my Chickadees left and I didn't notice when. They worked so hard feeding the little ones!late here, hope you have a great tomorrow!!!
Most hummingbirds die their first year, but when they've survived a full annual cycle, their life expectancy goes up dramatically. The record age of a banded ruby-throated hummingbird is 6 years, 11 months. The record age of a banded rufous hummingbird is 8 years 1 month. -- According to Hummingbird Journey NorthWe have LOTS of hummingbirds around here. Evidently they come up from Mexico.