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Ruby-throated Hummingbird 

 

Habitat: Gardens, Wood edges, generally open ended habitats in the summer. In the winter, they generally go to open and dry tropical areas, usually not rainforests.  

 

Food: Mostly nectar and insects however also feeds from sugar mixtures in hummingbird feeders.

 

Migratory Path: Leave North America in the fall and migrate to Mexico and Costa Rica or Panama, some move around and stay around the Texas coast.

 

Behavior: Hovers over flowers and extends tongue deep into the flower. Catches insects flying in mid air.

 

Conservation Status: No distinct downward trend