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Registration Code

B111134

Title

The smallest bird

Record Holder Name

humming bird

Description

The smallest bird is the bee humming bird (Mellisuga helenae) of Cuba and the Isle of Youth. Males measure 57 mm (2.24 in) in total length, half of which is taken up by the bill and tail, and weigh 1.6 g (0.056 oz) Females are slightly larger.