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How many times does a hummingbird beat it's wings in a minute?

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You can tell how fast a hummingbird beats its wings by measuring the pitch of the humming noise. read more

The smallest and allegedly fastest hummingbird is the bee hummingbird, which beats at about 80 beats/sec. There are many reports on the internet of the ruby-throated hummingbird beating its wings at 200 beats per minute. This seems to me to be impossible and I cannot find a reliable reference for this. read more

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Ruby-throated Hummingbird – Archilochus colubris - Birds
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may my faith always beat the end of the daylike a hummingbird...returningto its favorite flower.
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