The Only Bird That Can Fly Backwards Is the?

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The Hummingbird is the only bird that is capable of flying backwards. Hummingbirds can fly up and down, backwards, left and right, and strangely even upside down all because of their unique upstroke strength. All other birds use the down stroke so as to power their flight.
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humming birds are the only birds who's body's are built to fly backwards
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Hummingbirds can fly up & down, left & right, backwards & unusually - even
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Like others have said, hummingbirds can fly backwards. However, tropic birds also fly backwards as part of their courtship display.
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A hummingbird can rotate each of its wings in a circle, allowing them to be the only bird which can fly forwards, backwards, up, down, sideways or sit in sheer space
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Hummingbirds are the only group of birds that can deliberately fly backwards.
The only bird that can fly backwards is the hummingbird.
Hummingbirds are the only birds in the world that can fly backwards. All the other birds use the down stroke to control their flight. Hummingbirds can fly up and down, left or right, backwards, and forward because of their unique upstroke strength.
The humming bird is the only bird that can fly backwards because it has special wings that can rotate to enable it fly backwards.Their wings rotate in a circle and flap very fast and in addition to this, they have a great rotation around the shoulder.
The only bird that can fly backwards is the Hummingbird. The Hummingbird is also the only bird that can hover, and has the ability to stay in one spot in the air.
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