Anna's Hummingbird

A bird with a black head, long pointed beak gray body and green wings looks to the left, sits on top of a branch

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Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna)

Length 4” Wingspan 5.25”
Long thin bill, tiny body, small wings, broad tail, green-gray above, darker gray-green below, Male: red throat and crown, Female: red throat-patch, seen feeding on nectar, wings make whirring sound.

The song of an Anna’s Hummingbird sounds almost mechanical in nature, a 10 second series of squeaky buzzes and a tuneful whistle that ends in a rapid chee-chee-chee-chee.


Last updated: August 18, 2020

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