Written by: on September 25, 2014 @ 11:34 am

For today’s Think about it Thursday article, we are going to briefly look at different winged species and see how fast they are in comparison!

Fruit Fly: 200 times per second

Mosquito: 400 times per second

Honey Bee: 230 times per second

Dragonfly: 30 beats per second BUT can fly up to about 35mph!

Butterfly: 5-12 times per second

Hummingbird: Approximately 80 times per second

Bat: About 50 times per second

Chickadee: 27 times per second

Great Blue Heron: Approximately only 1 flap per second!

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