Episode 117: Hummingbirds! Small Birds With Flight Superpowers

Hummingbirds are small birds, but they are the masters of flight. These tiny birds have adapted special ways for them to fly fast and in different directions quickly. In this episode, Akshay explores the science of hummingbirds and how they have specially adapted wings that help them fly fast and even backwards!

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Here is an article! It is called “Why Do Hummingbirds Hover”. (https://spectacularsci.com/2022/06/why-do-hummingbirds-hover/)

Here is an activity! It is called “The Hummingbird Wing Flap Challenge”. (https://spectacularsci.com/the-hummingbird-wing-flap-challenge/)