1: Hummingbirds can fly up to 30 miles per hour

2: Their wings flap at an incredible rate of 80 times per second

3: Hummingbirds can hover in place and fly backwards

4: The rapid wing movement creates a humming sound

5: Their unique flying abilities are a marvel of nature

6: Hummingbirds have the highest metabolism of any animal

7: They must consume their own body weight in nectar each day

8: Their vibrant colors are used to attract mates

9: Hummingbirds are truly fascinating creatures to observe