Short film showing humming birds feeding at London Zoo.
C/U of a humming bird. Various shots of humming birds hovering beside bottles of sugar liquid, dipping in their beaks. L/S of a zoo keeper hanging up one of the little flasks on a branch. Narrator explains how the humming bird got its name. They are fed honey, milk, water and vitamin compounds.
Various shots of the birds hovering around.
Note: mute neg is missing - probably the neg of CP 003 Special Version "Reptiles and Tropical Birds - Africa". Alternative spelling for search purposes - hummingbirds. According to paperwork the zoo keeper featured is Alf Woods.