Bee Hummingbird • Earth.com

Last update: December 13th, 2019 at 8:00 am

Bee Hummingbird

The Bee Hummingbird is also known in native Cuba as ZUNZUNCITO (Mellisuga Helenae). At 5.7 centimeters (2.24 inches) in length and 1.7 grams (0.06 ounces), the world’s smallest bird is hardly larger than a bee. While the Bee hummingbird flies from flower to flower, it transfers pollen, it feeds primarily on nectar and the the occasional spider or insect.

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