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Information about Hummingbirds
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Published on November 29, 2008

Author: eightieslingo

Source: slideshare.net

Hummingbirds By Mrs. Saliano

What do hummingbirds eat? Hummingbirds feed on the nectar of plants and flowers, especially deep-throated, tubular flowers.

How much do hummingbirds weigh? A typical hummingbird weighs 3 grams, or 0.006613 pounds.

How long do hummingbirds live? Hummingbirds have an average life span of 3 to 4 years.

Interesting facts: They can fly backwards, and are the only group of birds able to do so. They flap their wings 15–80 times per second.

They can fly backwards, and are the only group of birds able to do so.

They flap their wings 15–80 times per second.

Hummingbird Activity: Flap your arms as many times as you can in one minute. Multiply that number by 60. The number you get is how many times the hummingbird flapped it’s wings in the same amount of time!

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