For news prior to 2020, go to:

Hummingbird Supermodels: Using Photography to Create 3D Models (Burke Museum’s News & Stories, September 2022) (

How Hummingbirds Feed and Fight (Burke Museum’s News & Stories, April 2020) (

He Knows His Hummingbirds (University of Washington Magazine, March 2020) (

Animal Slander! Debunking ‘Birdbrained’ and ‘Eat Like a Bird’ (NPR’s Shortwave, April 2020)

A Honeybee’s Tongue Is More Swiss Army Knife Than Ladle (New York Times’ Trilobites, August 2020)

Can hummingbirds do math? Read this work and commentary by several biologists in this Forbes article. (

Not Bird Brains: Research Suggests Hummingbirds Use Numbers To Find Flowers (Forbes, July 2020) 

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology “Physical Mechanisms of Behavior” Symposium Upcoming events, 2020 (Symposia Organization and Presentations)  ( SICB symposium)

Some male hummingbirds wield their bills as weapons (ScienceNews for Students, February 2019)