Hummingbirds fascinate with beauty, power, grace

Photo credit: Reporter-Herald/Wild Birds Unlimited

Seeing hummingbirds along the Front Range can be a bit of a challenge if you’re not paying attention.

If you go west toward the mountains, a nearby bird feeder or patch of red blooming flowers will quickly draw in the whirring sound of buzzing wings and the sight of these tiny creatures zipping around, looking for a meal.

Their little hearts beat approximately 250 times a minute when resting and 1,250 times when flying, Kenney said.

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