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  • October 20
  • World of hummingbirds . Retrieved September 28, 2009, from http://www.worldof hummingbirds.com World of hummingbirds . Retrieved September 28, 2009, from http://www.worldof hummingbirds.com
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  • Photos © Dan True Rufous Photos © Dan True Rufous
  • Can’t Walk
  • female
  • Metabolic rate 12 times bigger than pigeon
  • With POLLEN
  • Metabolism go down 1/15 of normal
  • www.mommamuse.com/
  • Fly ~20 miles a day
  • food
  • Hummingbird

    1. 1. HUMMINGBIRDS by Hatice Oncel http://desktop-cool-wallpapers.blogspot.com / October 20,2009
    2. 2. Burton, R. (2001). The world of the hummingbird . Willowdale, ON: Firefly Books Limited. Newfield, N. (2001). Hummingbirds . Toronto, ON: Key Porter Books Limited. World of hummingbirds . Retrieved September 28, 2009, from http:// www.worldofhummingbirds.com References
    3. 3. Outline <ul><li>Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat </li></ul><ul><li>Anatomy </li></ul><ul><li>Diet </li></ul><ul><li>Breeding </li></ul><ul><li>Migration </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Beat their wings ~15 to ~70 bps </li></ul>
    5. 5. Size of Hummingbirds <ul><li>Bee Hummingbird </li></ul>Giant hummingbird http://img.designswan.com http://clas.berkeley.edu <ul><li>Lives in Cuba </li></ul><ul><li>2.5 inches long </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in South America </li></ul><ul><li>8 inches long </li></ul>
    6. 6. 135 Second largest family: ~360 species 163 100 97 84 50 24 8 27
    7. 7. Allen’s Broad-tailed Xantus Lucifer Lucifer White-eared Rufous Calliope Violet-crowned http://www.hummingbirds.net/violetcrowned.html Ruby-throated
    8. 8. Anatomy of Hummers
    9. 9. http://farm1.static.flickr.com/ <ul><li>Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t Walk and Smell </li></ul><ul><li>Body temperature ~40 degree </li></ul><ul><li>Heart rate ~ 1,2 0 0 bpm </li></ul><ul><li>Life span ~5 years </li></ul>
    10. 10. How to understand their gender? buildyourownbirdhouseplans.com male female
    11. 11. Do you know a bird can fly back? http://shawnhull.com/
    12. 12. scatteredsquirrels.tumblr.com A bird is hovering!
    13. 13. Feeding http://www.natureartists.com <ul><li>Eat every ~15 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Highest metabolism in the warm blooded </li></ul>
    14. 14. Pollen Beak
    15. 15. Fighting hummingbirds http://www.flickr.com/photos/7654676@N05/447705253
    16. 16. Bathing
    17. 17. Sleeping Time http://a_greentree.blog.friendster.com/ <ul><li>During torpor: </li></ul><ul><li>Heart rate ~ 50 bps </li></ul><ul><li>Body temp ~ 20 degree </li></ul><ul><li>Save 60% energy </li></ul>
    18. 18. <ul><li>Breeding </li></ul>www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/ www.birdwatching.com/ http://www.coralreefphotos.com
    19. 19. Ready to go! www.mommamuse.com/
    20. 20. http://www.jpopstudios.com/images <ul><li>Passengers on Geese! </li></ul><ul><li>Fly ~20 miles/day ~1600km </li></ul><ul><li>Researcher put band their leg </li></ul>
    21. 21. Migration <ul><li>~30% fatten up before migrate </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t fly from high </li></ul>
    22. 22. http://www.the-scoop-on-wild-birds-and-feeders.com How to attract hummingbirds? <ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Bee Balm </li></ul><ul><li>Butterfly Bush </li></ul><ul><li>Rose of Sharon </li></ul><ul><li>Trumpet Vine </li></ul><ul><li>Enough space </li></ul><ul><li>Sunlight </li></ul>
    23. 23. Friendly bird http://www.motherearthsgarden.com

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