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.


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Answer from NGA
August 1, 2005

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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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