Living Helicopters

At three to five inches, Hummingbirds rank among the smallest birds. You don't need to see them to know that they are near. Hummingbirds received their name from the hum made by their rapidly beating wings. Depending on the species, they can flap their wings from 12 to 90 beats per second and can actually hover in the air like helicopters!

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Kaplan says ... on Wednesday, May 11 at 10:20 AM

Hi Geode. Nice sight to see. They remind me of KellySweet a little bit. Hey Geode, do you know if those Humming Bird Moths will use humming bird feeders? I saw a few last year -didn't know they were hummers til I read here. Thnx

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