Science

Hummingbird Battleground in the Talamanca Mountains

11 December, 2018
The presence of a backyard hummingbird feeder can reveal the competitive nature of hummingbirds. Notorious for chasing each other away from nectar sources, hummingbirds are territorial because they need to stay fueled. From Audobon.org: As the world’s smallest birds, hummingbirds have a high surface-area-to-volume ratio. That means they lose a lot of heat through their skin (the same w
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