Hummingbirds Vs. Rain

Hummingbirds are quite remarkable little creatures. Using high speed cameras you can see how a hummingbird shakes water from its body to get dry.

“The delicate bird shakes its head with such acceleration that it can reach a g-force of 34 (Formula 1 racing cars typically reach less than 6g). This mid-air manoeuvrings takes just 0.1 seconds and removes almost all of the water droplets from its feathers.”

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