What Is the Life Expectancy of a Hummingbird?

The life expectancy of a hummingbird is from 3 to 6 years, but some hummingbirds have been found to live as long as 12 years in captivity. Understand the life cycle of a hummingbird with information from a national wildlife steward in this free video on bird life.

About the Author

Barbara Ann Dewitt is a national wildlife steward and master gardener who has specialized in butterflies and birds since 1979.