Most hummingbirds have eight pairs of ribs.
- The Aztec god Huitzilopochtli is often depicted as a hummingbird.
- Hummingbirds will reject flower types that produce nectar which is less than 12% sugar and prefer those whose sugar content is around 25%.
- It may surprise you to learn that hummingbirds do not spend all of their time flying. They spend an average of 10-15% of their time feeding and 75-80% sitting and digesting.