Top 50 Brazil. Hummingbirds have compact, strongly muscled bodies and rather long, bladelike wings that, unlike the wings of other birds, articulate connect to the body only from the shoulder joint. Styles have included afro-beat, funk, highlife, ethio-jazz, molam, calypso, cumbia, champeta, biguine, latin-jazz and disco as well as many unclassifiable recordings. The Weeknd. Submit Feedback. Send new lyrics. Hummingbirds get their name from the soft buzzing sound that occurs when they flap their wings. Perhaps you've heard them, too—the name hummingbird comes from the buzzing sound of their fast-flapping wings.