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HummerBird FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Speaker Programs/Lectures
How long are the lectures? Approximately 45-minutes each. 
Where are the lectures held? Two locations: one inside the RFHS Library and one inside the Martha Luigi Auditorium (school auditorium seats 1,000 so plenty of room to spreadout). The Auditorium is located at 1800 Omohundro in Rockport directly behind Jalisco's and Dairy Queen. 
Hummer Home Bus Trips
Is there a field guide on each bus? The Hummer Home buses each have their own local volunteer guide that will review hummingbird facts and information. 
How many homes will I go to? You will visit two homes and one private banding demonstration. 
Do the Hummer Home Buses have restrooms on them? No, they are fully air-conditioned school buses. 
Are the buses air-conditioned? Yes. Bottled water is provided. 
Where do I catch the bus? The bus stop is located behind the auditorium on Jenkins St. Look for flags, and a banner labeled "Bus Stop". Please arrive 15-minutes prior to your departure time.
Bus Field Trips
Are the early morning bus field trips guided by professional guides? Yes, experienced guides are with you throughout the tour.  
Do the Bus Field Trips have restrooms? No, the Charter Bus is not equipped with restrooms.
Boat Trips
Are the boat trips narrated? The boat trip is narrated by a professional guide. 
How many homes will I go to? You will go to two
Does the boat have a restroom on it? Yes
Does the boat have drinks and snacks? Yes, the boat company offers light snacks and some drinks.
How long is the boat ride? The boat ride is approximately one hour and 30-minutes.   
Where do I catch the boat? At Fulton Harbor in the boat slip directly behind Charolotte Plummers Restaurant. Look for Rockport Birding & Kayak Adventures. 
Individual tickets will be honored.