1: January-February - Hummingbirds start scouting for suitable nesting sites.

2: March-April - Female hummingbirds begin building their nests using spider silk and plant down.

3: May - Females lay their first eggs, usually 2 eggs per clutch.

4: June - Incubation begins, lasting about 14-18 days.

5: July - Chicks hatch and are fed regurgitated nectar and insects.

6: August - Young hummingbirds fledge the nest and begin exploring the world.

7: September - Adult and juvenile hummingbirds start their migration south.

8: October - Hummingbirds in colder regions head to warmer climates.

9: November-December - Some species of hummingbirds may remain year-round in warmer areas.