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Near Threatened #50 Bee Hummingbird (Endangered species) 2021

The_Nature_PlugOct 24, 2021, 11:35:49 AM

The Bee Hummingbird or also known as the Zunzuncito or Helena Hummingbird is a species of Hummingbird and the smallest living bird is native to Cuba and is listed as near-threatened. 

Reasons for near-threatened status - Forest loss, habitat degradation.

Conservation efforts - unknown

Bee Hummingbird Facts - 

Science Name: Mellisuga helenae

Size: 5.5 - 6.1 cm

Wingspan: 3.25 cm

Weight: 1.9 - 2.6 g

Native Locations: Cuba 

Lifespan: 7 years (wild)  10 years (captivity)

Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)


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