Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) LaBagh Woods Chicago Cook County IL July 2016 Week #29 Jeff Skrentny IMG_2881
Nesting in the courtyard of an office building
Especie observada en sendero muy cercano a una cascada, es una zona de selva.
Hummingbirds are birds that constitute the family Trochilidae. They are among the smallest of birds, most species measuring in the 7.5–13 cm (3–5 in) range. Indeed, the smallest extant bird species is a hummingbird, the 5-cm Bee Hummingbird. They hover in mid-air by rapidly flapping their wings 12–80 times per second (depending on the species). They are known as hummingbirds because of the humming sound created by their beating wings, which sometimes sounds like bees or other insects....