Hummingbirds
Family Trochilidae
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There are 328

different species of hummingbirds.

Only 16 species actually breed in North America.
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Size8.5 inches
from 2 to
Weight
1.5 to 25 grams
They are found in
North, Central and
South America.

Habitats vary widely depending on the
geographic location, but they p...
Plumage color
Depending on species: green, brown, blue, red, white, orange, grey.
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Their heart rate can ...
They can fly
at speeds exceeding 34 mph.
It can fly up to 93 miles per
hour for short distances.
Hummingbirds are the only
b...
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The Anna's and rufous
hummingbirds

Anna’s hummingbird

are aggressively territorials

and not social a...
Hummingbirds
drink nectar and
feed on insects
and small spiders.

It’s estimated that the
average hummingbird
needs a meal...
Most species build a cup-shaped nest
on the branch of a tree or shrub.

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Incubation lasts 14

to 23 days...
Predators
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frogs, spiders,
dragonflies, preying
mantis, other birds.
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Hummingbirds - Colorful and beautiful birds

  1. 1. Hummingbirds Family Trochilidae BioExpedition.com
  2. 2. BioExpedition.com There are 328 different species of hummingbirds. Only 16 species actually breed in North America.
  3. 3. BioExpedition.com Size8.5 inches from 2 to Weight 1.5 to 25 grams
  4. 4. They are found in North, Central and South America. Habitats vary widely depending on the geographic location, but they prefer tropical and subtropical regions. BioExpedition.com
  5. 5. Plumage color Depending on species: green, brown, blue, red, white, orange, grey. BioExpedition.com Their heart rate can reach as high as 1,260 beats per minute!
  6. 6. They can fly at speeds exceeding 34 mph. It can fly up to 93 miles per hour for short distances. Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backward. BioExpedition.com
  7. 7. BioExpedition.com The Anna's and rufous hummingbirds Anna’s hummingbird are aggressively territorials and not social animals.
  8. 8. Hummingbirds drink nectar and feed on insects and small spiders. It’s estimated that the average hummingbird needs a meal every 15 minutes. BioExpedition.com
  9. 9. Most species build a cup-shaped nest on the branch of a tree or shrub. BioExpedition.com Incubation lasts 14 to 23 days.
  10. 10. Predators BioExpedition.com frogs, spiders, dragonflies, preying mantis, other birds.
  11. 11. WWW.HUMMINGWORLDS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/BIOEXPEDITION TWITTER.COM/BIOEXPEDITION YOUTUBE.COM/BIOEXPEDITION PINTEREST.COM/BIOEXPEDITION BIOEXPEDITION.COM/ FIND US... COPYRIGHT © 2013

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