is the Tucson Hummingbird Project?
The Tucson hummingbird Project
is part of a hummingbird reconciliation effort
and ecological study done at the University of Arizona. The purpose
of the project is
to increase native hummingbird diversity in Tucson, monitor the abundance
of hummingbirds and study their community ecology.
Who can participate
in this project?
living in or around Tucson, AZ, who is interested in increasing
diversity around his/her home and enjoys watching them. Participants
of all backgrounds can act as citizen scientists and join the effort
to conserve, monitor and study the hummingbird populations around
All you have to
do is follow these steps:
up for the project.
how many hummingbird feeders you
want to put in your yard and hang them according
to the feeder instructions.
0 feeders is also an option. We
encourage you to participate and collect data on hummingbirds even
if you choose to have no feeders.
to identify hummingbird species
that are common in, or around
and watch hummingbirds in your yard for half an hour a week,
according to the project's
while filling out the data sheet.
your findings through this web site.
- Have fun !