|Tiny Dancer before I kaleidoscoped it.|
The overall symbolism of the hummingbird is joy.
In animal totems the hummingbird is a powerful symbol of life and joy,
|Hyper Hummer Before I kaleidoscoped it.|
Because hummingbirds do not simply flap their wings up and down, but instead move them in the pattern of the infinity symbol, or a figure eight, they are often thought to symbolize eternity and everlasting life.
|Miniature Marvel before I kaleidoscoped it|
- Hummingbirds are the tiniest birds in the world.
- The bright radiant color on hummingbirds comes from iridescent coloring like on a soap bubble or prism.
- A hummingbird's brain is 4.2% of its body weight, the largest proportion in the bird kingdom.
- Hummingbirds are very smart and they can remember every flower they have been to, and how long it will take a flower to refill. They will remember your feeder and how often you fill it!
|Hummer Heaven before I kaleidoscoped it.|
- A hummingbird can dive up to 60 miles per hour
- Hummingbirds can also hover in mid-air, fly sideways and even upside-down.
- They are FEARLESS! When a predator, such as a hawk, is in a hummingbird's territory, it will sound a high-pitched warning call, then the tiny bird will start attacking the unwanted predator by dive-bombing it.
|Summer Hummer before I kaleidoscoped it|