Broad-billed Hummingbird

Other Names: none

Distribution : western Mexico, north to southern Arizona in summer.

Description:

Size: 8-10 cm in length.

Plumage: Males are dark green above and below, with a bright metallic-blue gorget. They have a bright red-orange bill with a black tip. Females are similar, with an unmarked gray throat and underparts and a red-orange bill. The eyes and tail are black.

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Broad-billed Hummingbird

Broad-billed Hummingbird

Bill Shape
needle
Eats
commercial-instant-nectars
sugar-water
Regions
alabama
arizona
arkansas
california
colorado
connecticut
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
kansas
louisiana
mexico
michigan
nevada
new brunswick
new mexico
new york
north carolina
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
south carolina
texas
utah
wisconsin
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
long tailed
Wing Shape
long-wings
Action
hopping
Behavior
flocks
Markings
bold
crown
Sounds
clear
harsh call
staccato
melodious
Location
high perching
low perching
north in summer
north in winter
south in summer
south in winter
Habitat
oakpinewoodland
riparianorriverforest
shrubs
mountains
Deserts
Forests
Marshes
Color
sheen
blackandwhite
blue
gray
green
Body Shape
hummingbird
Size
tiny
small
Order
hummingbirds - trochilidae, phaethornithinae
Conservation Status
Least Concern