Discover why hummingbirds almost never walk on their feet and how these birds help flowers grow.
Nature's Children series provides young readers (Ages 8-10) with fascinating information about the planet's most incredible wildlife species. Each title offers a complete picture of the animal- from birth to adulthood- and describes its place in our world, including how humans impact it and its environment.
With their beautiful coloring and impressive flying techniques, hummingbirds are a welcome sight in any backyard or garden. Readers will get a close look at these tiny, fascinating birds. . They will also learn how hummingbirds attract mates and raise their young and why some hummingbird species are beginning to disappear.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Zooming through the Sky 6
Chapter 2 Speedy and Hungry 14
Chapter 3 Mates, Eggs, and Chicks 25
Chapter 4 Hummingbirds History 33
Chapter 5 Humans and Hummingbirds 37
Words to Know 42
Habitat Map 44
Find Out More 46
About the Author 48