Cinnamon Hummingbird

Distribution / Range

The Cinnamon Hummingbirds occur naturally in the United States (Arizona and New Mexico), western Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras and Panama.

They inhabit moist and dry forests, pine-oak forests. subtropical and tropical degraded former forests and dry shrubland.

Description

This medium-sized hummingbird is bronze green with some green iridescence - beginning just below and over the eye, across the crown and down the back to the rump where the green blends in with the rufous / reddish-brown tail feathers. The lower parts are cinnamon-colored - from below the eye, down the throat and the chest, and to the under tail feathers. The square tail is reddish with gold and green edging. The long, slim, slightly down-curved bill has a black tip.

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Cinnamon Hummingbird