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Hummingbirds

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Hummingbirds

  1. 1. Hummingbirds By: Lexi Hummingbird project
  2. 2. Weight The weight of a hummingbird is only... ...0.056- 0.071 oz.
  3. 3. Length The length of a hummingbird is... 2- 2.4 in.
  4. 4. Color Hummingbirds can be many different colors!
  5. 5. Body Covering Hummingbirds are covered in feathers. They flap their feather (wings) and it makes a humming sound. That is why they are called hummingbirds.
  6. 6. How it breathes Hummingbirds breathe from small paired lungs. A Ruby- Throated hummingbird breathes 250 times per minute when resting. When flying they breathe 1,220 times per minute!
  7. 7. Eggs? Hummingbirds are born From eggs. Hummingbird eggs are the size of a navy bean!!
  8. 8. How many babies? Mother hummingbirds lay two eggs at a time.
  9. 9. Young Baby hummingbirds don't have a special name. They are just called baby hummingbirds.
  10. 10. Travel Hummingbirds travel by flying (forwards or backwards). A normal hummingbird wing beats 70 times per second. The world record for the fastest beats of a hummingbird's wing per second is, 80 times.
  11. 11. Where they live. Hummingbirds are found in the Western hemisphere
  12. 12. Migrate or Hibernate Hummingbirds migrate as far north as Alaska and as far south as Mexico and Central America.
  13. 13. Warm Blooded Hummingbirds are warm blooded. Since hummingbirds are so small they rapidly lose body weight due to their surroundings
  14. 14. Omnivore Hummingbirds are omnivores, sometimes feeding on spiders!
  15. 15. Protect Themself Hummingbirds protect themselves by flying backwards Hummingbirds fly backwards at the speed of 30 miles per hour!!
  16. 16. Endangered Hummingbirds are endangered because of habitat destruction. OHH NO
  17. 17. Facts 1. Hummingbirds visit about 1000 flowers per day! 1. Bright colored flowers attract hummingbirds! 1. There are no hummingbird breeders in the US
  18. 18. Have a laugh Hummingbirds are just like regular birds, they just don’t know the lyrics!!!
  19. 19. Videos Baby hummingbirds being fed by mother. Hummingbird baby learning to fly!
  20. 20. The end!!! Hope you enjoyed!!

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