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So tiny and secretive during nesting season, a hummingbird building a nest and raising chicks is something most people will never see.
How the fluttering feathers of some hummingbird species generate courtship sounds.
Experiments show that hummingbirds suffer few energy costs when they grow long tails.
The source of the noise which the Annaâ€™s hummingbird emits has been a long-lived topic of debate among ornithologists. This particular species of hummingbird, which is native to the West Coast of the United States, makes a loud, brief chirp when he dives to impress female hummingbirds and entice them into mating.
The Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) is a medium-sized hummingbird with glossy green backs and grey undersides and green flanks. Their bill is long, straight and slender. The adult male has a glossy red crown and throat and a dark tail. Females and juveniles have a green crown, a grey throat with some red marking and a dark tail with white tips. Their breeding habitat is open wooded or shrubby areas and mountain meadows along the Pacific coast from British Columbia to Arizona. The female...
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