Spot some hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are among the smallest birds in the world. They get their name from the humming sound they create by beating their wings about 50 times per second. I have always been fascinated by them and they give me joy when I spot them.


Hummingbird at the Hummingbird trail at UC Santa Cruz ArboretumThe UC Santa Cruz Arboretum has a hummingbird trail where the plants in bloom are sure to attract the little birds. For $5 you can wander the grounds and learn about plants from all over the world. And if you like to see more flying objects, they also have a butterfly walk. Butterfly chart from the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum


Where do you spot hummingbirds?

One thought on “Spot some hummingbirds

  • April 9, 2017 at 3:04 am

    Ah, one of my favorite pastimes! I love to spot them in the Strybring Arboretum in Golden Gate park. You can get quite close sometimes 🙂

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