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Hummingbirds

Order: Apodiformes
Swifts, treeswifts, hummingbirds
3 families, 450 species worldwide -- second most speciose
Family: Trochilidae - hummingbirds - 338 species in many genera

Species on page

+ Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
+ Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbird (Boissonneaua flavescens)
+ Misc

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Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna )

Darth hummer

The Dish

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Stanford Dish
March 19, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2
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When the quad is humming

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna )
Stanford Quad
May 28, 2015

It is cool that you can see through the tail.

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna )
Stanford Quad
May 13, 2015

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird
May 13, 2015

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna )
Stanford Quad
May 13, 2015

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Hummer on Mexican bush sage

hummer on

Anna's hummingbird on Salvia leucantha
May 13, 2015

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird
May 10, 2015

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird
May 10, 2015

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna )
Stanford Quad
May 10, 2015

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Camouflage

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird
May 16, 2015
Check out the tail

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird
May 16, 2015

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Nicotiated transaction

hummer
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
Arcadia Place
May 19, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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When hummingbirds use tobacco

hummer
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
Arcadia Place
May 19, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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hummer
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
Arcadia Place
May 19, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Midair moment

hummer
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
Arcadia Place
May 19, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Structural color

hummer
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
Arcadia Place
May 19, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Nest

hummingbird
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
May 25, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Nested

hummingbird
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
May 25, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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hummingbird
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
May 25, 2019
Olympus Tough TG-5

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Egging her on

hummingbird
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
May 25, 2019
Olympus Tough TG-5

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And then there were two

hummingbird
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
My yard
May 25, 2019
Pixel2

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Nested

anna's

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
San Leandro
February 17, 2018
Canon 7DmarkII

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Nested

anna's

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
San Leandro
February 17, 2018
Canon 7DmarkII

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How hummingbirds use post-it notes

anna's

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
San Leandro
February 17, 2018
Canon 7DmarkII

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Anna perched

The Dish

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Stanford Dish
March 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2
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Hmmmmmmm

palo alto baylands

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Palo Alto Baylands
November 18, 2017
Canon 7DmarkII

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hummer

hummer
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
taken in my yard
Canon PowerShot Pro90 IS

dinger

hummer

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
taken at Stanford
Canon PowerShot Pro90 IS
December 22, 2003

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Hummer

kensington

Hummingbirds
Alan's birthday party
Kensington
October 21, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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Hummer

kensington

Hummingbirds
Alan's birthday party
Kensington
October 21, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbird (Boissonneaua flavescens)

Hummer

huacachina

Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbird (Boissonneaua flavescens)
Mossone
Huacachina, Peru
July 21, 2017
Canon rebel T5i
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Misc

Hummer

huacachina

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La Sleva, Costa Rica
October 18, 2010
Canon rebel T5i
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Butterfly World, Florida

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Butterfly World, Florida

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The hummingbird

nazca

Nazca flyover
Nazca, Peru
July 19, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2
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Bird sculpture

sculture

Hummingbird
Sculpture
East Embarcadero
Palo Alto
May 19, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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modified: May 22,2019
created: March 9, 2010
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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