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Anna's Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbird

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Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna)

This beautiful hummingbird is present year round in the northern regions of the Sonoran Desert. Adult males have a rose/reddish-orange iridescent helmet. They can easily be lured to backyard hummingbird feeders.

Length: 4 in.

Diet: Nectar and small insects

Did You Know?

Fairy Duster

March and April are the best months to view wildflowers in the Sonoran Desert. Popular flowers include the Mexican golden poppy, the Arizona penstemon, and the Fairy duster.