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turning in flight

hummer nest

in flight

a drink

Photo: Martin Dollenkamp Photo: V. Stuve   Photo: Alandra

Characteristics

  • size
  • weight
  • body systems
  • physiology
  • senses
  • other physical characteristics
  • communication

Life Cycle

  • longevity
  • birth and growth
  • reproduction and young
  • heredity
  • parenting behavior

Ecology

  • habitat and range
  • niche
  • food
  • enemies
  • adaptations
  • migration
  • populations
  • distribution
  • ecosystems

Conservation

  • threats/human impacts
  • habitat loss
  • conservation status
  • historic population size
  • conservation efforts, etc.
Contributed by Hummingbird Expert Lanny Chambers

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Characteristics
Size, Weight, and other Physical Characteristics

Body Systems and Physiology

Senses and Intelligence

Communication

Life Cycle

Longevity

Reproduction

Ecology

Habitat and Range

Niche

Food

Migration

Behavioral Adaptations: Migration

Conservation

Classification

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