SuperNature - Wild Flyers

Anna’s Hummingbirds Attract Mates with Speed

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

The Anna’s Hummingbird is so fast that it harnesses the air around it to produce a sound – angling its tail feathers as it reaches top speed so they resonate and hum – a sound that the female finds irresistible.

Aired: 07/13/16

Rating: TV-PG

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