Hummingbirds can only eat/forage while they are flying or while their wings are beating. If they actually perch or stop to nosh, they won't be able to take off due to building up too much body weight.
“After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it.” - William S. Burroughs
"Nothing we're gonna do is going to fundamentally alter or eliminate the possibility of another mass shooting or guarantee that [our gun ban legislation] will bring gun deaths down..." - VPOTUS Joe Biden
"Love 'Em All!!! Let Jehovah sort 'em out." - The Holy Bible
"...I wouldn't want to be stuck in the ass with a hatpin, but I don't carry one for self-defense." - GT's own Mushinto