Fun fact 6/20/2016

The Giant Hummingbird beats its wings 10-15 times per second. The fastest recorded rate is about 80 beats per second on an Amethyst Woodstar Hummingbird. North American hummingbirds average around 53 beats per second in normal flight!!!!!

https://www.nps.gov/cham/learn/nature/upload/Hummingbirds-of-Chamizal_english.pdf

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