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This brief film, made by Crawford Hallock Greenewalt, AMNH trustee, is a study of hummingbird flight. A contributor of many photographs to the museum, Greenewalt made this film to be shown as part of an exhibition on bird flight in the museum's Corner Gallery. With a film speed of 1,500 frames per second, the hummingbird's flight technique can be seen in slow motion. The film also contains footage showing the birds feeding, alighting, and flying.