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The Lucifer Hummingbird is found on agave-covered foothills in the mountains near the Mexican Border. It has a decurved bill and a forked tail. U.S. Breeding Range: Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R. Sauer, J.E. Hines,...
This is the smallest hummingbird in the United States. It nests in the Rocky Mountains and Sierras. Here is a map of the North American Breeding Range: Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R. Sauer, J.E. Hines,...
This is a bird of the desert in California and Arizona. U.S. Breeding Range: Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R. Sauer, J.E. Hines, G. Gough, I. Thomas, B.J. Peterjohn.
The Buff-Bellied Hummingbird occurs in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas. U.S. Breeding Range: Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R. Sauer, J.E. Hines, G. Gough, I. Thomas, B.J. Peterjohn.
The Broad-Tailed Hummingbird nests in the Rocky Mountains. The adult male makes a loud whirring sound, which is produced by a slot in the tenth (outer) primary. U.S. Breeding Range: Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R....
The Broad-billed Hummingbird is found in the mountains south of Tucson. U.S. Breeding Range: Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R. Sauer, J.E. Hines, G. Gough, I. Thomas, B.J. Peterjohn.
The Blue-throated Hummingbird is found in mountain valleys near the Mexican border. It is much larger than most other North American hummingbirds. U.S. Breeding Range: Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R. Sauer, J.E. Hines, G. Gough,...
The Black-chinned Hummingbird is the most common hummingbird in the western half of the United States. Breeding Range: Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R. Sauer, J.E. Hines, G. Gough, I. Thomas, B.J. Peterjohn.
The Berylline hummingbird is a rare, but regular visitor to the "Mexican Mountains" of southeastern Arizona. There are a few nesting records.
The Anna's Hummingbird is common in California. More than any other North American hummingbird, it sings. Breeding Range: Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R. Sauer, J.E. Hines, G. Gough, I. Thomas, B.J. Peterjohn.