How Many Times Does a Hummingbird Flap Its Wings Per Second?

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Depending on the type of hummingbird, they can flap their wings anywhere from 12 - 80 times per second. They can also fly backwards and are the only birds with this ability.
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A Ruby-throated Hummingbird, hovering in open space, has a wingbeat rate of about 50-52 times per second. The smaller the hummingbird, the faster the speed, ranging from about 10-
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The hummingbird can flap its wings as fast as 90 times/second or 5400 times/minute and travel 70 mph!
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