Hovering Hummingbird, Slowed Down

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A flying hummingbird flaps its wings up to 70 times per second (its heart rate can reach 1,260 beats per minute). This video slows down a flying hummingbird so we can watch how it flies and hovers in front of a hummingbird feeder.

Here's what hummingbirds look like when not slowed down;

This was filmed in British Columbia, Canada. Soundtrack is 'The Orient' by Alex Yiannaras.

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