SciShow Explains What Makes Hummingbirds So Unique

SciShow host Hank Green explains the various biological elements that make hummingbirds such a unique family of birds, from their tiny size and large hearts to the physical limitations that help them hover.

Hummingbirds can’t make or hop or do ant of the other things you see other land-based things you see most other birds doing. They can only perch and shuffle from side to side.