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Black-Chinned Hummingbird

Black-Chinned Hummingbird

 

Keep your ears perked for the sad sound of the tiny Black-Chinned Hummingbird as a melancholy ‘tchew’ note often announces their presence.

 

Due to their high metabolism, Black-Chinned Hummingbirds must eat constantly, feasting on nectar and insects, giving them energy for flapping their wings at incredible speeds.

 

 

 

Food Preferences

 

Food Preferences of the Black-Chinned Hummingbird

 

The Black-Chinned hummingbird requires a constant energy source (nectar) and protein source (insects).

 

The very high metabolism of the Black-Chinned hummingbird is due black-chinned hummingbird foodto the incredible speed with which it flaps its wings, continuously burning the food it has consumed for fuel.

 

After feeding from the nectar of flowers, the Black-Chinned hummingbird carries the pollen to other flowers.

 

 

 

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