WHP Updates

North American hummingbird species are undergoing significant changes in populations, according to new research published in Nature’s Scientific Reports.  [caption id="attachment_1305" align="alignright" width="300"] The Ruby-throated Hummingbird alone fills its ecological niche in eastern North America.[/caption] Hummingbirds are unique among birds in many ways. They play a critical...

Together with Environment for the Americas, we recently facilitated an expert-led webinar on the impacts of pesticides on native plants and their pollinators. [caption id="attachment_1995" align="alignleft" width="244"] Hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies play a critical ecological role.[/caption] The webinar, entitled “Pollinators, Pesticides, and Disease,” was held on November...

The pueblo of Ahuacapan is nestled at the entrance of the Sierra de Manantlán Biosphere Reserve in Jalisco, Mexico. This beautiful protected area is home to a wide diversity of birds, including both resident and migratory hummingbirds. The University of Guadalajara, City of Ahuacapan, and...

Learn about western hummingbirds with this beautiful bilingual poster, illustrated by artist Ram Papish. Text on front and back is bi-lingual. Posters are 18″ x 24″ or 11″ x 17″ on lightweight paper. Easy to use for education purposes. Click here to purchase it on the Environment...

The 3rd International Hummingbird Festival will be celebrated in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. For more information visit their Facebook and the event web site. The WHP Advisory Committee will host an open meeting during the festival to help chart the course of hummingbird conservation. Join us! ...