Science
11:35 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Delight in the vibrant and colorful world of hummingbirds, on Nature, at 7 pm on Wednesday

Hummingbirds represent one of nature's most interesting paradoxes — they are the tiniest of birds, yet they qualify as some of the toughest and most energetic creatures on the planet. Knowledge gained from scientists currently making great breakthroughs in hummingbird biology makes this a perfect time to focus on these shimmering, flashing jewels of the natural world. Beautiful high-definition, high-speed footage of hummingbirds in the wild, combined with high-tech presentations of their remarkable abilities, help viewers to understand the world of hummingbirds as never before.

Nature's "Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air" can be seen on Wednesday, June 12th at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.

Hummingbirds represent one of nature's most interesting paradoxes - they are the tiniest of birds, yet they qualify as some of the toughest and most energetic creatures on the planet. Knowledge gained from scientists currently making great breakthroughs in hummingbird biology makes this a perfect time to focus on these shimmering, flashing jewels of the natural world. Pictured: Velvet-purple coronet.