Hummingbirds are amazing creatures!
Here are some fun facts…
The Cuban Bee Hummingbird and is the tiniest bird in the world and measures only about 2 inches long (about the same length as your house key!) Because hummingbirds are so tiny, their nests are tiny too – only about 1 inch deep and 2 inches wide on the inside. To make this itty bitty nest stronger, hummingbirds use spider silk to bind their nests together.
Hummingbird eggs are small too of course and hummingbird moms usually lay two eggs each season. Most eggs are just a little bigger than a jelly bean!
In the right light a hummingbird can shine just like a charm on a bracelet. The structure of their feathers reflects the light like a prism and shows off the beautiful colors to attract a mate. The very rare Marvelous Spatuletail Hummingbird has some very special tail feathers that look like spatulas on long, flexible handles. Take a look at the video below.