Did you know that the hummingbirds can fly straight, up, down or even upside-down? There are approximately 10,000 bird species across the world. These beautiful creatures are native to the Americas that comprise the family Trochilidae and have different behaviors that help distinguish them from the other species.
1. Calliope hummingbird is the smallest bird species in the NA and is just three inches long.
2. The outstanding throat color is not due to the feather pigmentation but instead due to the shine in the arrangement of the feathers. Wear & tear, light level, viewing angle, and other parameters all affect how bright and colorful the throat may look.