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2012-03-27 23:00:05

So tiny and secretive during nesting season, a hummingbird building a nest and raising chicks is something most people will never see. But Duncraft´s Hummingbird Nester and nesting materials may lure hummingbirds into backyards where all the activity can be witnessed first-hand. Concord, NH (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 A hummingbird´s nest is about the size of half a walnut shell and well-camouflaged with lichens and moss and held together with spider webs. The stretchy spider webs...


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2009-01-20 21:24:50

The Bee Hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae) is a species of hummingbird, and the smallest of all birds, being only 2 inches long and weighing 1.8 grams (0.06 oz). It is found in Cuba where it is called the Zunzuncito. It is also found on the Isle of Youth. The male has a fiery green throat, iridescent gorget with elongated lateral plumes, bluish upper-parts, and the rest of the underparts mostly grayish white. The female is green above, whitish below with white tips to the outer tail...

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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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