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.

 
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Food Preferences

Food Preferences of the Black-Chinned Hummingbird

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

Black-Chinned Hummingbird

The very high metabolism of the Black-Chinned hummingbird is due to 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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