The Hummer House
21301 Toe Nail Trail
Christoval, TX 76935

Hummingbird Wildlife Habitat - The Hummer House - Christoval TX

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Eighteen miles south of San Angelo, Texas, nature enthusiasts are welcome to visit the Hummer House located near the banks of the spring-fed South Concho River. While this west Texas oasis is unique for its natural beauty, it is distinguished from other wildlife habitats because of thousands of tiny hummingbird inhabitants. The Hummer House is the summer home to Texas' largest concentration of breeding Black-chinned Hummingbirds.

Numerous bird species are native to the area and are joined by migrant birds as the season change.

The largest number of deer are seen during fall, winter and spring. Wild turkeys migrate into the thickets with their young in September and groups number into the hundreds. Breeding season is completed by mid-April with a few remaining to nest in the area.

Visitors are encouraged to enjoy this wildlife habitat by staying in one of three cottages. Each cottage offers privacy in the natural setting of live oak and pecan timber. Day visitors are welcome to visit the observation room on Friday evenings and Saturdays in the months of May through August. Join us and experience nature at its finest!


Whether you are an expert in the study of wildlife or just appreciate the beauty of nature and its creatures, visiting the Hummer House Observation Room is a uniquely enchanting experience. The air-conditioned viewing room is open to the public on Fridays from 7 pm - 9 pm and on Saturdays from 9 am - 3 pm begnning the first Friday in May and ending the last Saturday in August.

Informative lectures given by Dan or Cathy Brown may be scheduled Monday - Friday for Church groups, garden clubs and social organizations for a fee of $5.00 per adult with no charge for children 12 years old and under. Available lectures times are Monday - Friday in the months of May through August.