Let’s learn some fun hummingbird facts! Yes, those tiny birds with a body weight that equals a penny! If you want to learn about this adorable migratory bird, download our printable Hummingbird facts PDF that includes 2 pages filled with hummingbird facts. Use our fun facts about hummingbirds worksheets at home or in the classroom.

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Hummingbirds are so adorable and interesting!

Fun Hummingbird Facts For Kids And Adults

Did you know that hummingbirds do not produce musical sounds? And that there are less than 100 albino hummingbirds? And that the Ruby-throated Hummingbird is the only species regularly seen over most of the eastern United States? Click the green button to download the fun hummingbird facts:

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Whether you have a young one obsessed with these cute birds or you’re looking to keep them interested in biology, we’ve got just what you need!

Printable Hummingbird Facts

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Let’s learn fun facts about hummingbirds!
  1. Hummingbirds are little birds with long beaks and fast wings.
  2. The bee hummingbird is the smallest bird in the world.
  3. The name hummingbird comes from their wings’ humming noise as they beat so fast.
  4. The hummingbird family includes 340 species and lives all the way in North America, crossing to South America’s southernmost tip.
  5. Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backward.
  6. The Rufous Hummingbird has the longest migration of any hummingbird species. It migrates over 3000 miles from Alaska to southern Mexico.
  7. Known for their tiny size, the average hummingbird weighs 1 pound, while the smallest species weighs less than a dime.
  8. The number of times a hummingbird’s wings beat is different between species, and ranges from 720 to 5400 times per minute.
  9. Hummingbirds eat nectar from flowers and feeders, small insects, beetles, ants, gnats, mosquitoes, and wasps.
  10. Hummingbird’s heart beats 500-600 bpm. In comparison, the human’s average heart rate is 60-100 bpm.

Download Hummingbird Facts Printable PDF

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Black and white coloring pages with hummingbird facts lying on top of a blue-green sheet with multicolored letters on a brown background.
Now grab your crayons and start coloring!


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