Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Fact of the Day: Fast Wings

Hummingbirds can flap their wings about 12-80 times per second, which depends on the species of hummingbird of course. 

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

they must be skinny

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Juts beautiful.. Have a nice day.. :-)

Blue Grumpster said...

I wonder how much they eat to generate that much power.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

They sure do. Amazing little birds!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

That's a whole lotta flappin'

Unknown said...

that's amazing for such a tiny animal

Adam said...

I think they're the lightest bird too.

Pat Hatt said...

Can sure zip about.

Jane said...

Incredible! That's probably why it's nearly impossible to get a good pic of one - I tried many times this summer with no success :)

MEcoy said...

they were really adorably cool

joy said...

Wow! To many? Im happy I am not abird:)