A Year of Hummingbird Fun
You’ll have plenty of chances to inspire others with your passion for hummingbirds all year! Snap a great photo of a hummer at your hotspot? Find a nest nearby? Feel inspired to create art or write about hummingbirds?
We’ll post your photos and work on our website, Blog, Facebook, in our Nature Shops, or in the Vermilion Flycatcher magazine! Year-long contests will bring you exciting birdy prizes!
Want to share your art with the world? Share scans or photos of your hummingbird sketches, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, knit or crochet pieces — the sky’s the limit!
Hummingbird Lore and Fun Facts
The Aztecs knew hummingbirds to be reincarnated warriors. The Rufous Hummingbird migrates 3,500 miles, one-way. Hummer nests are built from spider-webs to expand as the chicks grow. Learn the secrets of hummingbirds all year as Tucson Audubon shares fun facts
PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS (click the image to enter gallery)
Year of the Hummingbird EVENTS CALENDAR
There will be many opportunities to interact with hummingbirds and Tucson Audubon all year
April 29, May 13, August 12, November 28
Fly! An Evening Celebration of Birds and the Arts
30th Annual Birdathon
Giving Tuesday – Hummingbird Heroes