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How High-Energy Hummingbirds Survive

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Virtual Event

Hummingbirds delight us with their brilliant colors and dizzying flight. But all that nonstop activity comes at a high energy cost, so how do hummers meet their calorie needs? Join researchers Anusha Shankar from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Erich Eberts from the University of Toronto Scarborough as they share what they’ve learned about how hummingbirds use energy. Discover the demands of migration, the nesting season, and even just getting through the night! Plus learn how sleep differs from torpor. We’ll also spend time answering your questions about these flying jewels during live Q&A.

Registerhttps://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oHVW2R9eTIukUYs9WCVm2g

Photo: Ruby-throated Hummingbird © William Supulski/Macaulay Library

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Webinar

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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Cost

Free

Contact E-Mail

cornellbirds@cornell.edu

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Contact Phone

800-843-2473

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