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  Hummingbird Creative Group
Founded in 1995, Hummingbird Creative Group is a creative services firm specializing in building brand identities through effective marketing, advertising, graphic design, public relations and technology services.
Hummingbird’s portfolio boasts a diverse client base including legal, banking, architecture, healthcare, associations, construction, retail, finance, hospitality, real estate, staffing, consulting and technology.
Recognized by several industry organizations for their award-winning approaches and project solutions, Hummingbird’s experience combined with a strong commitment to brand strategy assures clients on-target results that exceed expectations.
www.hummingbird-creative.com   (185 words)

  San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Hummingbird
Hummingbirds include the smallest birds in the world but they belong to one of the largest families of birds.
Hummingbirds are not very social animals, which is why you never see them flying in flocks.
Hummingbirds have a specialized diet that is difficult to duplicate, so they would be hard to feed properly, and they might get sick and die too soon.
www.sandiegozoo.org /animalbytes/t-hummingbird.html   (1183 words)

  Hummingbird - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hummingbirds bear the most glittering plumage and some of the most elegant adornments in the bird world.
Studies of hummingbirds' metabolism are highly relevant to the question of whether a migrating Ruby-throated Hummingbird can cross 800 km (500 miles) of the Gulf of Mexico on a nonstop flight, as field observations suggest it does.
Hummingbird nest with two chicks in Santa Monica, CA Hummingbirds are found only in the Americas, from southern Alaska and Canada to Tierra del Fuego, including the West Indies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hummingbird   (1894 words)

 Hummingbird - MSN Encarta
Hummingbirds are known for their rapid flight; their strong wing beat is so rapid that it produces a hum, which accounts for their common name.
Hummingbirds occur in every portion of the Americas, from Tierra del Fuego, at the southern tip of South America, almost to the Arctic Circle, but the majority of species inhabit tropical South America.
The ruby-throated hummingbird is about 10 cm (about 4 in) long and is notable for its long-distance migration, annually flying nonstop across the Gulf of Mexico, a minimum distance of 800 km (500 mi).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761579118/Hummingbird.html   (682 words)

 Blue-throated Hummingbird - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Blue-Throated Hummingbird, Lampornis clemenciae, is a species of hummingbird, a member of the Trochilidae family of birds.
The Blue-throated Hummingbird is a fairly large hummingbird, reaching 11.5 to 12.5 cm (4½ to 5 inches) in length and 6 to 10 grams in weight.
The Blue-throated Hummingbird is native to mountain woodlands of Mexico, although during the summer it is an uncommon to rare resident of moist, wooded canyons in southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and western Texas in the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blue-throated_Hummingbird   (416 words)

 Black Chinned Hummingbird Nesting
Top priority in a female hummingbird's mind for nest site selection is: nest in a geographical area where temperatures are likely to remain 96 degrees F or less throughout her nesting cycle.
Hummingbird House nests were camouflaged against the color of the eave, ceiling, or patio cover where the House was installed.
Hummingbird banders have established the average life-span of female hummers to be 3 1/2 years.
www.hummingbird-house.com /nesting.html   (3492 words)

 Hinterland Who's Who - Ruby-throated Hummingbird
The hummingbird’s rapid wing motion produces a distinct hum—hence the bird’s name—which rises and falls according to the wing speed.
The Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri is a scarce breeder in the southern interior of British Columbia.
Hummingbirds are sometimes caught in spider’s webs, or otherwise entangled and unable to extricate themselves, or are impaled on a thorn or other sharp object.
www.hww.ca /hww2.asp?pid=1&id=71&cid=7   (2073 words)

 Wild Birds Unlimited Education Hummingbirds - backyard bird feeding, bird feeders, retail franchise
It was traditionally thought that Ruby-throated Hummingbirds were the only Hummingbird found east of the Mississippi River, however, recent bird banding research has documented 11 other species of Hummingbirds in the east.
Hummingbirds can also be attracted to a reliable water source such as a mister or dripper.
Once the babies have hatched, the hummingbirds are gathering a lot of insects to feed their babies, so they probably aren’t spending a lot of time at the feeder.
www.wbu.com /edu/hummer.htm   (1057 words)

Hummingbirds have unusually large hearts that make about 300 beats per minute when the bird is at rest and about 500-1200 beats per minute when the bird is active.
Hummingbird Guide - The Hummingbird may be the smallest of birds, but it is also the most fascinating.
Hummingbirds Pictures - Hummingbirds populate both American continents, and can be found in every place from Brazil and Argentina and through to Canada and Alaska.
www.hummingbirds-hummingbirds.com /hummingbirds-general-information.htm   (1595 words)

The hummingbird family contains the smallest of birds, and are so named because of the characteristic humming sound made by their tiny wings.
Hummingbirds feed on minute insects and flower nectar which they obtain by means of a long extensible tongue.
Because of their size, hummingbirds are often mistaken for large hawk moths which also feed at flowers.
www.nature.ca /notebooks/english/humming.htm   (127 words)

 Hummingbird House
Her priority probably stems from the fact that hummingbird eggs, and sometimes chicks, are thrown out of nests built on tree branches that gyrate and sway in high winds.
A hummingbird's desire to nest out-of-the-wind may also explain why the birds nest in odd places, such as on sheltered porch/patio fixtures,sheltered electrical wiring, sheltered chain link fence, etc. Invariably, when we find a nest in an "odd" place, it is sheltered from wind (and rain).
The Hummingbird House kit includes two nesting platforms, mounting screws for each, foamie maple leaves that are the "roof", a small wad of cotton on a dispenser for nesting material, and instructions.
www.hummingbird-house.com /hummhouse.html   (677 words)

 Hummingbirds - Attracting Hummingbirds - Texas Wildlife
The hummingbird will sometimes follow a woodpecker from one tree to another and will sip sap through the holes left by the woodpecker.
The hummingbird weaves its nest from pine needles, dry flowers, moss, grass and lichen.
While hummingbirds are particularly attracted to red and orange flowers, they will sip nectar from flowers of any color.
www.flex.net /~lonestar/hummingbird.htm   (367 words)

Hummingbirds; The tiny body of the hummingbird is packed with power, especially with muscles used for flying.
A hummingbird's long bill and tongue are used to gather nectar from flowers.
Between three and four weeks old, the young hummingbirds are ready to leave the nest.
www.planet-pets.com /plnthbrd.htm   (328 words)

 Anna's Hummingbird
The Blue-throated hummingbird was recorded to have a heart rate of 1260 beats per minute (Lasiewski and Lasiewski, 1967).
The male Anna's Hummingbird defends the food territory and the female defends the nesting territory.
One of the Anna's Hummingbirds favorite plants to feed on is Ribes specieosum.
www.laspilitas.com /California_birds/Hummingbirds/Anna's_Hummingbird/Anna's_Hummingbird.htm   (793 words)

Hummingbirds are called "flying jewels" because they have iridescent colors that change depending on the light source and its brightness.
The hummingbird inserts its bill into a flower and sucks the nectar using a very long tongue.
A drawing of a hummingbird in Nazca (Peru) is one example.
www2.netdoor.com /~takano/hummingbird-e.html   (325 words)

 The Rufous Hummingbird. Rufous Hummingbirds in British Columbia, Canada. A BC Bird Watching Guide
The female is green above with a rufous tinge on the rump and flanks.
An abrupt high pitched call and various thin squealing notes characterize the voice of this species of hummingbird.
Biology - The hummingbird are the only birds known to fly backwards.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/wilderness/birds/rufous.htm   (172 words)

 Connectivity Software
Hummingbird Connectivity connects people, data and applications in mission-critical environments with an award-winning suite of solutions.
For over 20 years Hummingbird Connectivity has continued to combine the best of both worlds: the strength of one of the largest software companies and the spirit of a customer-focused business
Artesia Digital Media Group FirstClass Hummingbird Connectivity RedDot
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 Flowers and Plants which Attract Hummingbirds to your Garden
Hummingbirds need a place in shade to perch as well as to build their nests.
Hummingbirds must feed 3-5 times per hour and your hummingbirds may become reliant on your garden for it's food, but there may be periods when there are no blossoms from which they can get nectar.
Keep in mind that hummingbirds are attracted to flower colors and nectar, not fragrance.
www.thegardenhelper.com /hummingbird.html   (284 words)

 HUMMINGBIRD Project - Stanford University   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HUMMINGBIRD is a small autonomous helicopter build by a team at the ARL.
By using four separate antennas, HUMMINGBIRD is able to sense its attitude as well as position with GPS.
Using this system, HUMMINGBIRD is capable of object location, identification, and retrieval using a retractable tether with a magnet ic manipulator.
sun-valley.stanford.edu /projects/helicopters/helicopters.html   (280 words)

 Hummingbird Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
Hummingbirds are tiny birds that can fly forwards and also hover in mid-air.
They are called hummingbirds because when they fly, their wings often make a humming sound.
Most hummingbird's feet and legs are so small that they cannot walk or even hop; hummingbirds mostly use their legs and feet for perching (but the toes and claws are very long, and are used for perching).
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/birds/printouts/Hummerprintout.shtml   (257 words)

 Vertical Aviation Technologies, Inc. Hummingbird homebuild kits
The Hummingbird is a single engine, single three-bladed main rotor type helicopter, with a tail rotor.
The transmission system consists of a clutch/freewheel unit between the engine and main gearbox, a main driveshaft extending from the top of the main gearbox to the main rotorhead, and a take-off drive from the main gearbox which drives the tail rotor driveshaft, intermediate gearbox and tail rotor assembly.
When you finish building your Hummingbird it is licensed in the amateur built category and you get the satisfaction of knowing it is well engineered and safe.
www.vertical-aviation.com /hummingbird.aspx   (873 words)

We are a club of backyard Hummingbird lovers & enthusiast that have come together to form a club and share our love of the little jewels.
This card site includes hummingbirds, cardinals, purple martins, animated and java cards, a card of the day, cat and dog cards, butterflies, dragonflies, lizards and geckos, and some cute animated cards with optional quizzes.
Hummingbird photos are among photos of other birds.
w.webring.com /hub?ring=hummingbird   (820 words)

 CD Baby: REBECCA ZAPEN: Hummingbird
She released her debut solo album, Hummingbird (Bashert Records, 2003), a jazz album blending violin, voice, sax, marimba, and rhythm section into a warm spacious sound, available at CDBaby.com.
In addition to promoting her new album, Hummingbird, Zapen's projects include her original-music group, The Rebecca Zapen Trio, and performing with indie rockers Michelle Payne Band, and jazz combo Gary Starling Group.
HUMMINGBIRD excites and stimulates in such a way that Zapen’s presence and passionate play accompany the CD with each listen.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/zapen   (1267 words)

 About Hummingbird Studios
The Hummingbird Studios portfolio showcases subjects ranging from the secular to the sacred, with a variety of botanicals, butterflies, fireworks, and other nature images included.
Hummingbird Studios prints are uniquely displayed in 8x10 and 11x14 double mats, utilizing a spacing technique which creates a pleasing, three dimensional "shadow box" effect.
Although frame selection is not presently offered by Hummingbird Studios, a wide range of ready made and custom frames is available through local art and craft stores or your neighborhood frame shop.
www.hummingbird-studios.com /pages/abouthbs.html   (758 words)

 Hummingbird Summit - Barcelona, Spain
Summit Europe 2003 offers the opportunity to meet with some of the key Hummingbird sponsoring partners that are helping organizations to revolutionize the way in which businesses are conducted through the innovative use of total business solutions.
LOGON SI, is a long date partner (since 1993) of Hummingbird in Belgium, Luxemburg and France with advanced competence as well in Searchserver as in DM integration.
As a long-time service provider of Hummingbird technologies, we are focused on delivering results that make a difference for our clients, who demand a level of service above the rest.
events.hummingbird.com /summit/barcelonasponex.html   (1114 words)

 Hummingbird Euro Summit - London, UK
Contempus.Invoice is fully integrated with Hummingbird and can be added onto an existing Hummingbird product platform to enhance further value to any new or existing Hummingbird customer.
Hummingbird Enterprise - DM users can easily include paper documents into their digital workflows and supporting document lifecycle management processes.
The eCopy Connector for Hummingbird Enterprise - DM, is directly integrated with Hummingbird Enterprise - DM functions, assuring customers that eCopy-created image files will be stored, indexed, and managed consistently with their existing content management procedures.
events.hummingbird.com /summit/london05/sponsors_list.html   (948 words)

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All hummingbird feeders that are purhcased these days have red on them somewhere,but if you are in doubt that there is enough red, try tying a red ribbon on the feeder.
Actually, migrating hummingbirds may be helped by feeders that are left up until at least two weeks have passed since seeing your last hummer.
Fact: Yes, hummingbirds are attracted to red, but you need only to observe them for a short period to realize that they will eat from any color of nectar-producing flowers.
www.birdwatchers.com /debtips.html   (855 words)

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