The hummingbird shown here is solid cast in yellow brass. It can also be cast in a silicon bronze or a white bronze.
The hummingbird is approximately 1:1 full scale in size. It is suspended from a 1/8 inch solid brass rod using 3.6 mm oval bronze cable chain that is attached to 5.5 mm bronze rings.
The hummingbird is mounted on 3 cm thick rough cut granite stone.
The white bronze includes 58% copper, 1% lead and various amounts of manganese, zinc and aluminum. The silicon bronze contains 95% Cu, 4% Si, 1% Mn. The yellow brass has 63% copper, 1% lead, and various amounts of zinc and tin.
Wingspan: 7.8 cm
Height: 22 cm
Width: 11.5 cm
Weight: 825 grams