When you think about hummingbirds, you are probably thinking about the thing they're famous for – their unparalleled wing flapping speed. Some of them are able to achieve speeds of over 50 flaps per second. This extraordinary ability allows them to hover, or even fly backward if needed – something that's really really rare among birds. After all that, it's understandable that there is another part that we underestimate – their beauty. These close-ups will show you that, although you can hardly see their colors while they're flying, they are gorgeous nonetheless.
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