Renewal on Wings

Renewal on Wings

Constant Wonder

Fostering Baby Hummingbirds

Episode: Fostering Baby Hummingbirds

  • May 25, 2021 6:00 pm
  • 35:12 mins

Caring for baby hummingbirds is immensely difficult: they require syringe feedings every 20 minutes and need miniature gymnasiums to learn to fly. But, if they do learn to fly, hummingbirds are fierce fighters and survivors. Fostering two birds, Zuni and Maya, and watching their resilience was a gift for best-selling naturalist Sy Montgomery. Guest: Sy Montgomery, author of "The Hummingbirds' Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings"