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The Humming Bird
myrna /on 29 March 2013
Transcript of The Humming Bird
parts The Humming Birds scientific name is:
Every Humming Bird is different shapes and sizes
They are the smallest of birds most species measuring in the 7.5–13 cm range. It's the smallest extant bird species is a hummingbird, the 5-cm Bee Hummingbird. Not all the Humming Birds have the same colors.
some are purple,yellow,green,red,black and many more.
The body parts of a Humming bird is:
tail,foot,bill,chin,throat,wing,chest,rump,under tail coverts,flank,Auricular and many more. Humming Bird drinking Nectar The female hummingbird is a bit bigger than the males because they need to be able to lay eggs and also produce a large amount of body heat to incubate their eggs. Scientific Name
Size Hummingbirds are found only in North America and South America.
The hummingbird range extends as far north as southeastern Alaska and the hummingbird range extends as far south as southern Chile.
South America has the biggest variety of hummingbirds and more than half the species are found there. The country of Ecuador in northwestern South America has the largest number of hummingbirds of any country with 163 different species.
There are about 50 different ranges of Humming Birds in Mexico. .The smallest living bird, the Bee Hummingbird, weighs a mere 2 grams.
.The male hummingbird is more colorful than the female. But the female birds are larger in size
.The heart rate of a hummingbird can vary from 250 to 1,200 beats per minute. But at night during torpor it can lower this from 50 to 180 beats per minute.
The maximum flight speed of a hummingbird is 30 miles per hour. But it can reach speeds up to 60 miles per hour during a dive.
Hummingbirds mostly eat flower nectar but not only flower nectar. Most of their diet is nectar from flowers. Hummingbirds may visit 1,000 flower per day in their search for nectar. Hummingbird do eat bugs and Hummingbirds do eat ants and they also eat small insects such as mosquitoes, aphids, gnats, midges, caterpillars, flying ants, weevils, small beetles, white flies an
-d insect eggs.
s Quick Facts Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly both forward and backwards.
They can also fly sideways and even upside down!. The most common species of hummingbird in the eastern half of north America is the Ruby-throated hummingbird. A little Egg too a baby bird too a fully grown Humming Bird Why they are unique The Humming Bird is
unique because they are only found in South America,Mexico and Southern Chile.