Hummingbirds

How hummingbirds evolved a sweet tooth decoded

Hummingbirds have evolved a sweet tooth that sets them apart from other birds and has made them highly specialised nectar feeders, Harvard scientists say.

Aug 22, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

Hummingbird shakes `the fastest`

An ultra-slow-motion camera has helped show that the hummingbird is not only the fastest moving living thing on Earth but is also the fastest shaker.

Jul 04, 2013, 13:21 PM IST

Flying backward `easy for hummingbirds`

In a new study, researchers measured the flight movements and metabolism of reversing hummingbirds.

Sep 28, 2012, 10:02 AM IST

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