Larger species of hummingbirds, despite their increased mass, are able to adapt to outmaneuver smaller species
Date: February 8, 2018
Source: University of British Columbia
Evolved differences in muscle power and wing size -- along with a touch of skill -- govern hummingbirds' inflight agility, according to new research. As opposed to other winged animals, larger species of hummingbirds are able to adapt to outmaneuver smaller species.