Hummingbird

Hummingbird
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Bird
Family
  Hummingbird

 
Status
  Varies by species
Added by
  KevinB - zebra
Date Updated
  Fri Feb 21 08:27:30 2014
Image Credit
  File:Purple-throated_carib_hummingbird_feeding.jpg
Image Comment
  Purple-throated carib hummingbird
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Hummingbird Species

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Hummingbird Facts & Trivia for kids

  • There are over 300 species of Hummingbird
  • Hummingbirds unique wing structure makes them capable of very complex aerial maneuvers.
  • Hummingbirds hover around flowers to feed.
  • Hummingbirds beat their wings in a figure 8 pattern.
  • Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards.
  • Hummingbirds can fly upside down.
  • The smaller hummingbirds beat their wings 80 times per second.
  • Hummingbirds are known for their dazzling colors and patterns.
  • The Hummingbird gets its name from the sound its wings make.

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