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Aug 20, 2015 09:05 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The slender hummingbird tongue has been misunderstood for more than 180 years, a new study finds.
Feb 12, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Discovery News
A subspecies of the Bahama woodstar is distinct enough to get a new name, a research team argues.
Dec 9, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Visual stimuli can cause the light-fliers to falter when they're feeding.
Nov 4, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Hummingbird beaks aren't just for nectar sipping. They can double as weapons in the mating game.
Aug 22, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Scientists have been puzzled by the fact that hummingbirds maintain such a sugary diet without a sweet-taste receptor.
Jul 30, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Mother's nature's tiny fliers still tops in aerodynamic efficiency, but small man-made birds closing fast.
Apr 3, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Hummingbirds are remarkably successful little birds with a long and colorful history.