Compare Local Hummingbirds

Compare Local Hummingbirds

Black-chinned

Note: Breed Los alamos County

Broad-tailed

Note: Breed Los Alamos County

Calliope

Note: Breed Further North

Rufous

Note: Breed Far North

Frequency Graph for Los Alamos County – April through October (eBird.org)


Calliope (left) and Broad-tailed (right)

Bob Walker

Black-chinned

Length: 3.5 in
Wingspan: 4.3 in

Featured Critter

Broad-tailed

Length: 4 in
Wingspan: 5.2 in

Featured Critter

Calliope

Length: 3 in
Wingspan: 4.3 in

Rufous

Length: 3.5 in
Wingspan: 4.3 in


Males

Black-chinned

Bob Walker

Back: Green
Front: White
Flanks: Green
Throat: Black with Purple Base
Tail: Slightly Forked/Dark

Broad-tailed

Bob Walker

Back: Green
Front: White
Flanks: Green/Buff
Throat: Magenta
Tail: Wide/Mostly Dark

Calliope

Bob Walker

Back: Green
Front: White
Flanks: Green
Throat: Reddish-Purple
Tail: Short/Entirely Dark

Rufous

Hari Viswanathan

Back: Rufous
Front: White
Flanks: Rufous
Throat: Orange-Red
Tail: Forked/Rufous


Females

Black-chinned

Bob Walker

Back: Green
Front: White
Flanks: Green
Throat: White/Variable Streaking
Tail: Dark/White Tips

Broad-tailed

Bob Walker

Back: Green
Front: White
Flanks: Rust-colored
Throat: White/Variable Streaking
Tail: Dark/Rufous Base/White Tips

Calliope

Steve Valasek (CC By-NC-ND)

Back: Green
Front: White
Flanks: Rufous
Throat: White/Thin Streaks
Tail: Dark/Trace Rufus/White Tips

Rufous

Allen Chartier (CC By-NC)

Back: Green
Front: White
Flanks: Rufous
Throat: White/Variable Spots
Tail: Dark/White Tips


Black-chinned

Broad-tailed

Calliope

Rufous