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Subject: Science: Natural & Physical

The Hummingbirds Series

Dr. Carlo Ferraro, a lecturer for over 30 years at the Universidad Simon Bolivar, and author of Venezuela: Paradise for Birds, is also one of the world's most prolific documentary filmmakers. In this series he brings together more than 5 years of behavioral research and fieldwork to produce this extraordinary Click for more

Hummingbirds: Dazzling Jewels

Hummingbirds: Dazzling Jewels

As the title points out, hummingbirds truly are nature's "dazzling jewels." This documentary, shot on location in Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Venezuela, Brazil and Peru, in high-definition by filmmaker and author Dr. Carlo Ferraro (Venezuela: Paradise for Birds), provides never-before-seen close-ups of these extraordinary birds, which includes their morphology, their nutrition and metabolism, scenes of their behavior, their relationship with flowers, and their adaptability to the environment. Narrated by Rebecca Miller, this landmark program captures over 5 years of behavioral research and fieldwork on beauties such as, Rainbow Starfrontlet, Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Magnificent Hummingbird, Violet Sabrewing, Violet-crowned Woodnymph, Shining Sunbeam, Great Sapphirewing, White-tailed Hillstar, Sapphire-vented Puffleg, Golden-breasted Puffleg, Gorgeted Sunangel, Saw-billed Hermit, Swallow-tailed Hummingbird, Amazilia Hummingbird and the Olive-spotted Hummingbird. A Bonus Slideshow Section is included. 2010 PIJSCA 30 min. Also available in Spanish
Also See: Birding in South America With David Ascanio 1 & 2; The Life of Birds in the Neotropics; Feathered Fantasy: A Birdwatcher's Mecca; Digital Encyclopedia of South American Birds

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