Information on the Bee Hummingbird

  • The adult male Bee Hummingbird weighs only 1.95 grams.  Are you wondering just how small that is in reality?  Well, it is less then the weight of two paper clips!  Talk about not weighing very much at all.
  • The nest of the Bee Hummingbird only measures 3 cm across.  This is smaller then the nest of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird which in comparison is twice in diameter that of the Bee Hummingbird.
  • The Bee Hummingbird is the smallest of all the hummingbird species and it is also among the smallest of all the worm-blooded vertebrates.

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