Hummingbirds good or bad? - Knowledgebase Question

La Mirada, CA
Question by mohammadkhal
August 1, 2005
My question is that do hummingbirds benefit the plant or harm the plant.

Answer from NGA
August 1, 2005


Hummingbirds sip the nectar from flowers and in the process transfer pollen, which is good for the plant. In fact, both birds and flying insects have symbiotic relationships with flowers - something you'll want to encourage in your garden!

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