The slender hummingbird tongue has been misunderstood for more than 180 years, a new study finds.
A subspecies of the Bahama woodstar is distinct enough to get a new name, a research team argues.
Visual stimuli can cause the light-fliers to falter when they're feeding.
Hummingbird beaks aren't just for nectar sipping. They can double as weapons in the mating game.
Scientists have been puzzled by the fact that hummingbirds maintain such a sugary diet without a sweet-taste receptor.
Mother's nature's tiny fliers still tops in aerodynamic efficiency, but small man-made birds closing fast.
Hummingbirds are remarkably successful little birds with a long and colorful history.