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The smallest bird in the world.

The smallest bird in the world is the Bee Hummingbird or Zunzuncito (Mellisuga helenae). Is has 1,8 g (0,0039 lb) in weight, 5,4 cm (0,17 ft) in length and 7,5 cm (0,24 ft) in wingspan.


The Bee Hummingbird’s nest diameter has only 3 cm (0,09 ft). This species is endemic to dense forests and woodland edges on the main island of Cuba. Interestingly the Bee Hummingbird beating its wings 80 times per second.

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