Hummingbird Facts

Hummingbird Facts

Fact! Hummingbirds are very acrobatic. They can fly forward, sideways, upside-down and backwards. They can also hover in mid-air.

Fact! A hummingbird’s favorite color is red.

Fact! Hummingbirds have very weak feet and can barely walk. They prefer to fly, and like to perch.

Fact! A hummingbird can fly an average of twenty-five to thirty miles per hour and can dive up to sixty miles per hour.

Fact! Hummingbirds are the tiniest birds in the world and take 250 breaths per minute at rest. Their heart beats up to 1,260 times per minute.

Fact! Hummingbirds average life span is 5 years.

Fact! Hummingbirds eat insects and especially love to eat spiders.