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The Mysteries Of Hummingbird Flight
2013-02-26 05:40:07

The wings of the hummingbird move so fast – about 80 beats per second – these amazing creatures can actually fly right, left, up, down, backwards and even upside down.

Hummingbird Males All A-Flutter During Courtship
2011-09-09 05:29:31

How the fluttering feathers of some hummingbird species generate courtship sounds.

2008-02-01 16:39:10

The chirps and beeps of hummingbirds at times

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2005-06-22 16:44:11

Hummingbirds hover by flapping their wings a bit like insects and a bit like other birds, and now a super-fast camera has made an image of the technique, scientists reported on Wednesday.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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