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Even More Fun Hummingbird Facts


May 24, 2019

Even More Hard-to -Believe Hummingbird Facts! 

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Thirty percent of a hummingbird’s weight consists of flight muscles.

The hummingbird’s tiny brain, which comprises 4.2% of its body weight, is proportionally the largest of all birds.

In their non-stop quest for fuel, hummingbirds may visit up to 1000 flowers per day.

For protein, hummingbirds also eat spiders and grab gnats midair. They will also pull trapped insects (and even the spiders) out of spider webs.

Hummingbirds can fly short distances upside down, a trick rollover they might employ when attacked by another bird.

Everything about hummingbirds is hard to believe!