Description: Pale overall with an iridescent green back, buff colored flanks, white chest and white on the tips of the tail. Adult males have a magenta throat patch, while females and juveniles have pale green spots on the throat and a pale eye ring.
Migratory Status: Summer residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Live in ponderosa pine and other coniferous forests near riparian areas with abundant wildflowers to 10,000 feet.
Diet: Drink nectar from flowers and eat insects.
Last updated: July 5, 2019