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More filters. Sort order. Start your review of Do Hummingbirds Hum? Oct 17, Rene rated it it was amazing. This is an absolutely wonderful book about hummingbirds for anyone that has a real interest in the small jewels. The book is quite descriptive and very well written.
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It is a must read for anyone that loves hummingbirds and wants to have some further knowledge about the small birds. The book not only goes into detail about their anatomy and reproduction, but the tiny mothers raising them as well. It also gives one some true knowledge of what to do for ants and bees at your feeders. West and This is an absolutely wonderful book about hummingbirds for anyone that has a real interest in the small jewels.
West and Ms. West ,. Carol A. Butler Goodreads Author. Hummingbirds may be the smallest birds in the world, but they have the biggest appetites. Their wings flutter on average fifty to eighty times each second as they visit hundreds of flowers over the course of a day to sip the sweet nectar that sustains them. Their hearts beat nearly twelve hundred times a minute and their rapid breathing allows these amazing birds to sustai Hummingbirds may be the smallest birds in the world, but they have the biggest appetites.
Their hearts beat nearly twelve hundred times a minute and their rapid breathing allows these amazing birds to sustain their unique manner of flight.
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They can hover in the air for prolonged periods, fly backwards using forceful wings that swivel at the shoulder, and dive at nearly two hundred miles per hour. Native only to the Americas, some hummingbirds have been known to migrate from Mexico to Alaska in the course of a season. Watching a hummingbird at a backyard feeder, we only see its glittering iridescent plumage and its long, narrow beak; its rapidly moving wings are a blur to our eyes.
These tiny, colorful birds have long fascinated birders, amateur naturalists, and gardeners.
But, do they really hum? In Do Hummingbirds Hum?
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George C. West, who has studied and banded over 13, hummingbirds in Arizona, and Carol A. Seller Inventory BTE Book Description Rutgers University Press, New Book. Shipped from UK. Established seller since Seller Inventory CE Book Description Rutgers University Press.
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