Most interesting species of hummingbirds

• The most beautiful hummingbirds

Hummingbird - the smallest bird of the Earth. Their squad has more than 300 species. The largest representative Hummingbird has a length of 22 cm; weight - 20 grams, the smallest - 5, 7 cm, weight 1, 6 grams. It is worth noting that half the above figures accounted for the tail and beak.

These birds are notable not only for its size, but also appearance. Males hummingbirds are very bright plumage and attract the eye. Among the other advantages can be mentioned the ability to fly backward, reach speeds up to 80 km / h and make up to 80-100 flapping wings in the second.

Hummingbirds feed on nectar of flowers and small insects, which they get help with a long thin beak and tongue. Feed these creatures are just on the fly, never sitting on the flower.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

15th place. Hummingbirds Leucochloris albicollis. Occupation: White-hummingbird.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

14th place. Chilean firecrown. Rod: firecrown.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

13th place. Glittering hummingbirds. Rod: Fialkouhi.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

12th place. Ruby-throated hummingbird. Rod: Kolibri-arhilohusy.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

11th place. Hummingbirds Lophornis delattrei. Rod: lophornis.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

10th place. Chestnut-breasted coronet. Rod: boissonneaua.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

9 place. Hummingbirds Elvira cupreiceps. Rod: Hummingbird Elvira.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

8 place. Hummingbirds Heliodoxa jacula. Rod: heliodoxa.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

7th place. Violet talluraniya. Rod: Kolibri-taluranii.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

6 place. Rufous hummingbird. Rod: Kolibri-selasforusy.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

5 th place. Purple boissonneaua. Rod: boissonneaua.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

4th place. Hummingbirds Colibri thalassinus. Rod: Fialkouhi.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

3 rd place. Hummingbirds Chrysolampis mosquitus. Rod: Ruby hummingbirds.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

2 nd place. Anna's Hummingbird. Rod: Kolibri-kalipty.

Most interesting species of hummingbirds

1 place. Hummingbirds Calypte costae. Rod: Kolibri-kalipty.