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Table 1.

Morphological data for rufous hummingbirds (Selasphorus rufus)

VariableMean value
Body mass (g) 3.2±0.1 
Single wing length (mm) 46.1±2.6 
Wing span (mm) 104.9±4.9 
Average wing chord (mm) 13.0±0.3 
Aspect ratio 7.1±0.3 
Single wing area (mm2599.2±46.4 
Area of both wings and root box area of body (mm21364.4±93.7 
Wing loading (N m-236.7±3.0 
Disc loading (N m-23.7±0.4 
Tibiotarsus length (mm) 12.0±0.7 
Tarsometatarsus length (mm) 5.0±0.3 
VariableMean value
Body mass (g) 3.2±0.1 
Single wing length (mm) 46.1±2.6 
Wing span (mm) 104.9±4.9 
Average wing chord (mm) 13.0±0.3 
Aspect ratio 7.1±0.3 
Single wing area (mm2599.2±46.4 
Area of both wings and root box area of body (mm21364.4±93.7 
Wing loading (N m-236.7±3.0 
Disc loading (N m-23.7±0.4 
Tibiotarsus length (mm) 12.0±0.7 
Tarsometatarsus length (mm) 5.0±0.3 

Values are means ± S.D. (N=6).

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