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Cinnamon Hummingbird
(Amazilia rutila)
Cinnamon Hummingbird
The Cinnamon Hummingbird is a medium sized hummingbird with bronze green back and cinnamon colored underside. The tail is square and reddish with gold and green edging. Read more >
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
(Amazilia tzacatl)
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
The Rufous-tailed Hummingbird is mainly green, with a rufous tail and rump. The back and sides are green with a golden tint. The wings are dark. The belly is pale gray. The long straight bill is red with a black tip. Juveniles are similar to adults.... Read more >
Black-chinned Hummingbird
(Archilochus alexandri)
Black-chinned Hummingbird
The Black-chinned Hummingbird is a small hummingbird. It is metallic green above with green sides, and white underside. The bill is long, thin and straight. Males have a black face and chin, purple throat band and a dark forked tail. The female has... Read more >
Anna's Hummingbird
(Calypte anna)
Anna's Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird is a medium-sized hummingbird with glossy green back, green sides and grey underside and a dark tail. The bill is long, thin and straight. Males have a red crown and throat. Anna's Hummingbird is the only hummingbird with a red... Read more >
Costa's Hummingbird
(Calypte costae)
Costa's Hummingbird
The male Costa's Hummingbird is mainly green above with a small black tail and black wings, and white patches below the throat and tail. The male has a purple cap and throat. The female is grayish-green above with a white underside with green crown... Read more >
Green Violetear
(Colibri thalassinus)
Green Violetear
The male Green Violetear is green above with bronze brown rump and tail. The tail is square with dark blue band near the tip. It has a violet spot on the breast and a violet band along the chin, and a violet patch behind the eye around the ear. The... Read more >
Broad-billed Hummingbird
(Cynanthus latirostris)
Broad-billed Hummingbird
The Broad-billed Hummingbird is a medium-sized hummingbird.Males metallic green above and on the breast. The tail is dark above, and tail coverts on the underside of the tail are white. The bill is straight and very slender. Males blue throat and... Read more >
Magnificent Hummingbird
(Eugenes fulgens)
Magnificent Hummingbird
The Magnificent Hummingbird is a large hummingbird with a long slightly curved black bill. The male is iridescent green-bronze above with bronze tail with a black tip. It has a violet crown and bright blue throat. The rest of the head is black with... Read more >
Blue-capped Hummingbird
(Eupherusa cyanophrys)
Blue-capped Hummingbird
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Stripe-tailed Hummingbird
(Eupherusa eximia)
Stripe-tailed Hummingbird
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White-necked Jacobin
(Florisuga mellivora)
White-necked Jacobin
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Black-crested Coquette
(Lophornis helenae)
Black-crested Coquette
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Volcano Hummingbird
(Selasphorus flammula)
Volcano Hummingbird
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Broad-tailed Hummingbird
(Selasphorus platycercus)
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
The Broad-tailed hummingbird is iridescent green with a white breast. The male has a bright iridescent rose red throat patch. The female is much duller with rust-colored and mottled throat. Older females sometimes have a few red feathers on the... Read more >
Rufous Hummingbird
(Selasphorus rufus)
Rufous Hummingbird
The Rufous Hummingbird is a small hummingbird with a long, straight slender bill. The male is reddish brown with a white breast and an iridescent orange-red throat patch. Some males have some green on the back and/or head. The female is green above... Read more >
Allen's Hummingbird
(Selasphorus sasin)
Allen's Hummingbird
Allen's Hummingbird is a small hummingbird. The male is green with rust-colored flanks, rump, and tail, and an iridescent orange-red throat. The female and immature birds are similar color but have speckled throat instead of the iridescent throat... Read more >
Scintillant Hummingbird
(Selasphorus scintilla)
Scintillant Hummingbird
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Calliope Hummingbird
(Stellula calliope)
Calliope Hummingbird
The Calliope Hummingbird is the smallest bird in North America. It has glossy green back and head with white underparts. The male has wine-red coloured streaks on the throat and a dark tail. Females and immature birds have whitish throat with dark... Read more >