1: Male hummingbirds help build intricate nests to attract females.

2: They gather materials like spider silk and plant down for construction.

3: Males also perform elaborate courtship displays to woo potential mates.

4: Once the female accepts, the male continues to assist in nest maintenance.

5: He may bring food to the female during incubation and chick-rearing.

6: He defends the nest from predators and other hummingbirds.

7: After chicks fledge, the male may still help feed and protect them.

8: This cooperative nesting behavior increases the chances of successful reproduction.

9: Overall, male hummingbirds play a crucial role in the nesting process.