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Hummingbird Nest


Hummingbird Nest
Ellen's Hummingbird Gardens
There are 50 species in Costa Rica.

Beat wings 50 times per second to hover in place for nectar or fly backwards.

Incredible energy needed but nitely hibernation lowers body temperature and metabolism drastically.
Eats nectar and insects for protein.

Iridescent colors are from microscopic structures at end of feathers.

Hummingbird Nest

El Castillo de Arenal, La Fortuna.