Buff-bellied Hummingbird

Other Names: none

Distribution: coasts of eastern Mexico, north to Louisiana in summer.

Buff-bellied Hummingbird distribution range map

Description:

Size: 10-11 cm in length, weighing 4-5 g.

Plumage: Generally green above with a glittering green throat, brown tail, and tawny or buff belly. The long thin beak is bright orange-red with a black tip. The legs and eyes are black.

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Buff-bellied Hummingbird

Buff-bellied Hummingbird

Bill Shape
needle
Regions
alabama
arkansas
florida
georgia
louisiana
mexico
mississippi
north carolina
south carolina
texas
yucatan
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
long tailed
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
hopping
Behavior
flocks
Markings
bold
crown
Sounds
clear
harsh call
staccato
Location
low perching
north in summer
north in winter
Habitat
Forests
Urban
Marshes
Color
sheen
green
Body Shape
hummingbird
Size
small
Order
hummingbirds - trochilidae, phaethornithinae
Conservation Status
Least Concern