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Hummingbird Helicopters

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 @ 7:42 pm in Birds | Comments Off on Hummingbird Helicopters

Back in 1764, an astounded William Wood wrote these words to friends in Europe: “(It’s) … no bigger than a Hornet, yet hath all the dimensions of a Bird … bill … wings … quills, spider-like legges, small clawes: for colour she is glorious as a Raine-bow; as she flies she makes a little humming […]

 
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