I love to see and hear hummingbirds and have fed them many summers. I enjoy their shy antics. If you measure intelligence by the “encephalization quotient,” the brain-to-body ratio, the hummingbird appears to be the most intelligent of all animals, including us!
Hummingbirds are in the biological family of Trochilidae. They rank as the smallest birds with an average length of 3-5 inches. The smallest is the bee hummingbird that weighs 2 grams, the equivalent of two…Read more