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Just how important is it for hummingbirds to pollinate plants… Here’s an excerpt from the Audubon article below:

“What Do Birds Have to Do With It?

“Bees are clearly the most important pollinators,” says Dr. Gretchen LeBuhn, an author of the IPBES report and professor of Ecology and Evolution at the University of California, Santa Barbara. “However, hummingbirds, orioles, and a variety of other flower-visiting birds do provide pollination service, although primarily to wildflowers.””

Read the entire article below