Anna's Hummingbird

green and scarlet hummingbird perched on a branch
Anna's Hummingbird. ©Tim Hauf,

Quick Facts
Type: Bird

Diet: Ominvore: Nectar, sap, insects

Average lifespan: 9 years

Average size: Length: 4 in.; Wingspan: 5 in.

Average weight: 0.1–0.2 oz.

Did You Know?
Unlike many other female hummingbirds, the female Anna's hummingbird has a bright red throat patch, a colorful marking usually reserved for the male of the species.

Last updated: November 9, 2018