Recent Examples of hummingbird from the Web
Grigsby Prairie and Flint Creek Savanna can be seen from their perimeters, havens for birds, bees, butterflies and hummingbirds – those magical, elusive and amazing flyers.
How would the Royal Family explain why Middleton purchased 80 hummingbird brooches on Amazon?
In small numbers of large groups, nonetheless the hummingbird remains a fascinating creature.
Be ready to duck; that garden is a nonstop hummingbird feeding frenzy.
Instead of screaming down the straightaways the way F1 cars do, FE cars buzz like giant colorful hummingbirds.
Besides covering ground, this shrub is good for hummingbirds and butterflies.
Beauty is evident in the divine-like images of nature in Walter Inglis Anderson's distinct watercolors, with palmettos and other trees, magnolia seed pods, cicadas, hummingbirds and a jumping frog.
Bees love them, and butterflies and hummingbirds are drawn to them.
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HUMMINGBIRD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hummingbird for English Language Learners
: a very small, brightly colored American bird that has wings which beat very fast
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