I recently came across a term relating to hummingbird feeding that I had not heard before, so I thought I’d share it with you as well. The term is called traplining, which is when hummingbirds feed by sight on regularly followed routes. I knew that hummingbirds had no known sense of smell and were therefore dependent on their sight to locate their food but I didn’t realize that they followed a set route. Isn’t that amazing? It appears that hummingbirds are quite the little creatures of habit, because they follow a set route when looking for their food and they even follow the exact same migratory path each time.