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    how fast can a hummingbird fly

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    <font face="Comic Sans MS">WING BEATS: About 60-80 times per second in normal flight, up to 200 times per second in courtship dives</font>


    <font face="Comic Sans MS">SPEED: Normal straight-line flight about 40kph (25mph); up to 65kph (40mph) in a courtship dive</font>


    <font face="Comic Sans MS">FLIGHT MUSCLES: Make up about 25% of </font><font color="red" face="Comic Sans MS">RTHU</font><font face="Comic Sans MS"> weight (compared to 5% pectoral muscle weight in human beings)</font>


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