The Ontario Hummingbird Project
Understanding the life cycle of Ontario's hummingbirds
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Welcome to The Ontario Hummingbird Project!

The goals of The Ontario Hummingbird Project are:

  • Identifying migration routes and peak migration dates
  • Documenting spring arrival and fall departure dates
  • Defining the northern limits of the breeding range
  • Locating concentration points
  • Studying the nesting cycle
  • Documenting rare species visiting Ontario
  • Collecting information on nesting locations, popular estimates, reproduction rates and birds returning to the same locality each year
Latest News and Events
  • April 26, 2014
  • We have a new Twitter account! You can now follow us @onhummingbird.
  • April 1, 2014
  • Sightings for the 2014 season can now be submitted here. Maps from previous years can still be found in the Migration Map section of our website.
"Had I devoted myself to birds, their lives and plumage, I might have produced something worth doing."
- John Ruskin