Looking at Habitat
Predicting When Hummingbirds Will Arrive


As spring advances and sunlight increases, a host of natural events are set in motion. Temperatures rise, ice melts, soil warms, and plants grow. Look at the images in the photo gallery for clues about what hummingbirds need. Use the guiding questions and journal page to explore the sun-driven chain of events that must occur before hummingbirds can return to their breeding habitat.

Essential Question
When is its habitat ready to provide
what a hummingbird needs?

Instructional Resources

Photo Gallery

Guiding Questions
Habitat and Seasons chart
Journal | Sample

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