By Kerry Banks
Hummingbirds appear small, beautiful and delicate. But don’t be fooled. These little dynamos pack a mighty punch.
Doug Altshuler journeyed to the cloud forests of Ecuador in 2014 to record footage for Conquest of the Skies, a British documentary that traces the evolution of flight in animals. Altshuler, a professor of zoology at the University of British Columbia, was featured because of his unusual scientific specialty: He’s an expert on the intricacies of hummingbird flight.
Watch this video about hummingbirds