NATURE NOTES: Hummingbird Fun Facts #2

It is unclear why some hummingbird feathers are completely white.

Note: We asked expert bird-bander Kay Lookingbill if we could compile some of her wonderful fun hummer facts from her Facebook posts and pass them on to all of you, and she happily agreed. So here is collection No. 2 of fun facts in no particular order. Thank you, Kay! Watch for more next week.

— Martin Hagne, GCBO executive director

Kay Lookingbill is a research associate for the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the birds and their habitats. Learn more about the observatory at gcbo.org or call 979-480-0999..

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