Can you have hummingbirds as pets?

Hummingbirds are fascinating creatures! I have always admired their beauty and energy. Since they require very specific care, I was wondering if anyone has experience keeping hummingbirds as pets, especially in a city apartment setting. It seems like it might be difficult to meet their needs in a typical apartment.

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Hummingbirds are indeed fascinating, but it is important to know that it is against the law to keep them as pets. They need a wide range to forage and cannot survive in an enclosed area like an apartment.

It is better to admire them in their natural setting, as any attempts to keep them in captivity will be both illegal and unlikely to be successful.

In the United States, for example, there are significant fines for violating this law. It is always best to enjoy these beautiful creatures in the wild where they belong.