Hummingbird Video

by Fred
(Ohio)





Comment
Thank you Fred! The Hummingbird is the smallest of birds. How large do you think the actual body of the hummingbird would be without its feathers? Not much larger than a bumblebee, I venture to guess. Yet this little creature flies from Panama to Canada and back again every year of its brief life, that it may live where flowers, and the tiny insects that infest them, will furnish drink and food the year around. The ruby-throated hummingbird has plenty of relatives who stay all year in the tropics. But the ruby-throated hummingbird is the only hummer bold enough to venture into the eastern United States and eastern Canada.
Enjoy,
Susan

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Hummingbird Answers.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Looks like a robin but totally grey

    Jul 24, 17 07:26 PM

    Has landed twice last week in the lilac tree just outside my office. It was no more than three feet from me. Body size, beak and tail very similar to a

    Read More

  2. Baby Found in the street

    Jul 23, 17 12:42 PM

    Baby bird with a very big beak and long toes. Barred pattern on wings and the joint of the mouth is yellow. My friend found it in the street and if we

    Read More

  3. What kind of hawk might this be

    Jul 23, 17 12:41 PM

    It most definitely had the body and beak shape of a hawk. The feathers were brown and white and the beak and legs were a bright yellow. The yellow covered

    Read More