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- DescriptionHummingbirds may be the smallest birds in the world, but they have the biggest appetites. Their wings flutter on average 50 to 80 times each second as they visit hundreds of flowers over the course of a day to sip the sweet nectar that sustains them. This work offers an overview of hummingbird biology, discussing their morphology and behavior.
- Author BiographyGEORGE C. WEST is a professor emeritus of zoophysiology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and a researcher in the physiology and ecology of birds. He has published more than one hundred scientific papers, provided hundreds of illustrations for others, and recently published the revised and updated A Birder's Guide to Alaska. CAROL A. BUTLER is the coauthor of Salt Marshes: A Natural and Unnatural History (Rutgers University Press), Do Butterflies Bite? Fascinating Answers to Questions about Butterflies and Moths, Do Bats Drink Blood? Fascinating Answers to Questions about Bats, and Why Do Bees Buzz? Fascinating Answers to Questions about Bees.
- Author(s)Carol A. Butler,George C. West
- PublisherRutgers University Press
- Date of Publication15/03/2010
- GenreNatural History: Animal & Wildlife
- Series TitleAnimals Q & A
- Place of PublicationNew Brunswick, NJ
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRutgers University Press
- Content Note50
- Weight313 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine15 mm
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