This week, we're thrilled to spotlight a t-shirt design that captures the essence of holiday spirit and the enduring charm of one of nature's smallest treasures—the hummingbird. Featuring a trio of Birdorable Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, each adorned with a playful Santa Claus hat, this design is a heartwarming... Read more »
Hummingbirds are known for their ability to hover in mid-air by rapidly flapping their wings, 15 to 80 times per second. They feed on nectar from flowers and flowering trees using a long extendable tongue or catch insects on the wing.
The Ruby-throated Hummingbird is metallic green above and males have a brilliant red throat.
The breeding habitat is open areas throughout most of eastern North America and the Canadian prairies. The female builds a nest in a protected location in a shrub or tree.
The Ruby-throated Hummingbird is migratory, spending most of the winter in Mexico or Central America.
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This week's featured t-shirt design is our renewed Birdorable Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Males have a bright, glossy red throat patch while females are duller but just as cute. Hummingbirds feed from flowers by hovering mid-air and sipping nectar out using their long narrow beaks and tongues. This is... Read more »