Hummingbird Love, Beauty, Intelligence, Spirit Messenger that represents friendship and playfulness. Tireless Joy and the Nectar of life. The Hummingbird is also a symbol of good luck and good fortune. It was considered a positive sign to spot a Hummingbird just prior to some major event such as hunting or traveling to another village. Hard workers and fiercely independent. Hummingbird teaches us how to find the miracle of joyful living from your own life circumstances.