Translation of hummingbird in Spanish:

hummingbird

colibrí, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈhʌmɪŋbəːd//ˈhəmɪŋˌbərd/

noun

  • 1

    colibrí masculine
    picaflor masculine
    • Without the ability to hover, hummingbirds would not be able to obtain nectar from flowers.
    • The principal characteristic that sets hummingbirds apart from all other birds is their mode of flight.
    • Nectar-producing plants are very popular for attracting hummingbirds and orioles.
    • Thus, hummingbirds represent an ideal system in which to gain understanding of how animals achieve energy balance.
    • Like other birds, hummingbirds communicate through both auditory and visual signals.