average lifespan is about 3 years. Some live at least twice
that long. The record is 12 years. There are 300 different
species of Hummingbird and they are attracted by flowers
like honeysuckle, petunias, nasturtiums, and lilacs. Their
Eggs incubate for 2-3 weeks before hatching.
The hummingbird's agility in flight lets it move quickly
from flower to flower like an insect. Although it tends
to feed from red flowers, at least thirty-one different
plants have flowers which attract the ruby-throated hummingbird.
They include honeysuckle, petunias, nasturtiums, and lilacs.