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Climate change is causing flowers in high elevations to bloom nearly two weeks faster than they did decades ago, according to a recent study. Drummond’s rockcress and glacier lily are among a number of flowers that are blooming much earlier than they did in the past.
The glacier lily as it's called, is a tall, willowy plant that graces mountain meadows throughout western North America. It flowers early in spring, when the first bumblebees and hummingbirds appear.
Hummingbirds are one of the most interesting species of birds and they have dazzling, iridescent colors.
So tiny and secretive during nesting season, a hummingbird building a nest and raising chicks is something most people will never see.
Researchers from University of California - Berkeley have revealed that hummingbirds shake their heads to get rid of water when it rains.
How the fluttering feathers of some hummingbird species generate courtship sounds.
Biologists and engineers team up to unlock the secret to the hummingbird's 'snap-buckling' beak.
LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers and fans of Robeks whole fruit, premium smoothies are flocking to the company's Facebook page this month to capture the wing-flapping energy of the brand's legendary brand symbol - it's cheerful hummingbird - in a naming contest that continues through the end of July.
MISSOULA, Mont., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "Each and every person who sees this film, falls in love with it!" the judges said. Receiving a standing ovation by 900 schoolchildren, "wow" was heard throughout the historic Wilma Theater in the heart of downtown Missoula, Montana.
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...
- A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.