Exotic Hummingbirds


Exotic Hummingbirds

From Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America

Hummingbirds occur only in the western hemisphere.

There are over 300 species.

Nineteen Species have occurred in the Unites States. Six have occurred in Canada. Hummingbirds found only in other countries to the south are considered to be “exotic” on this web site.

Here are the approximate number of hummingbird species that occur in a few countries:

Ecuador: 163

Brazil: 84

Colombia: 135

Mexico: 50

Peru: 100

Argentina: 24

Venezuela: 97

Here are some names of exotic hummingbirds:

Sunangels, Metaltails, Thornbills, Pufflegs, Brilliants, Lancebills, Violetears, Mangos, Sabrewings, Starfrontlets, Coquettes, Woodstars, Emeralds, Saphires, Woodnymphs, Goldenthroats, Plumeleteers, Jacobins, Jewelfronts, Racket-tails, Helemtcrests, Trainbearers, Fairies, Sylphs, Hermits, Barbthroats.


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