The Amazing World of Birds

What is the smallest bird in the world?

A. Bee Hummingbird

B. Ruby-throated Hummingbird

C. Anna's Hummingbird


A. Bee Hummingbird

The smallest bird in the world is the Bee Hummingbird. This tiny bird is native to Cuba and Isla de la Juventud. It is named after bees due to its small size and rapid wing movements that resemble the buzzing sound of a bee.

The Bee Hummingbird measures about 2-2.4 inches (5-6 cm) in length and weighs only about 2 grams. Despite its tiny size, this bird is a remarkable flyer and can beat its wings incredibly fast, up to 80 times per second!

These birds feed on nectar from flowers and play a crucial role in pollination. Their bright iridescent feathers make them a sight to behold, especially when catching the sunlight. Despite being small, the Bee Hummingbird is truly an amazing creature of nature.

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