Real or Fake? Hummingbird or Lobster bird, you decide.
A while back, I stumble a video supposedly showing an actual “lobster bird” bird.
When I look at it closely it looks more like a humming bird but it has a pair antenna on its head and tiny little shrimp-like legs, it could be a moth of some sort. I find it hard to believe that there’s a flying crustacean.
Some Characteristics of hummingbird
1. Size: A hummingbird’s diminutive size is one of its most familiar characteristics, and in fact some hummingbird species are the smallest birds in the world. Other species, however, are larger and more robust, though they are still tiny when compared to other backyard birds.
2. Shape: Hummingbirds may look different than other bird species, but they have a similar shape that makes them instantly recognizable. The stubby body, long wings and long narrow bill are features found in every hummingbird’s shape.
3. Bill: The needle-like bill of a hummingbird is its most unique physical characteristic. The bill is extremely long and thin compared to the bird’s overall size and it is used as a tube for the bird to lick nectar from flowers, sap wells and feeders with its long and agile tongue.
4. Wings: A hummingbird’s wings are long, narrow and tapered to give it better agility in the air. Even more important than wing shape, however, is its construction the shoulder and elbow joints of the wing are very close to the body, which allows each wing to pivot and tilt. This is critical for the bird’s ability to change flight directions and hover.
Maybe its another evolution as what darwin said.
You would be amaze if you see the video below.
What’s your Verdict?