1: Watch for increased hummingbird activity in your yard.

2: Look for male hummingbirds performing elaborate mating displays.

3: Keep an eye out for female hummingbirds building nests.

4: Notice territorial behavior from male hummingbirds.

5: Listen for loud chirping and wing sounds.

6: Observe the male and female hummingbirds feeding each other.

7: Look for the female sitting on the nest for long periods.

8: Watch for the male defending the nesting area aggressively.

9: Prepare for the arrival of baby hummingbirds in your yard.