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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

+ Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus)
+ Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
+ Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbird (Boissonneaua flavescens)
+ Green-backed firecrown (Sephanoides sephaniodes)
+ Misc

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Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus)

Rufous

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Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Rinconada Community Garden
Palo Alto 2021
August 11, 2021
Canon R5

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Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)

Darth hummer

The Dish

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Stanford Dish
March 19, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2
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Flasher

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Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
April 3, 2021
Canon R5

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When the quad is humming

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
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 )
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Stanford Quad
May 13, 2015

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Stanford Quad
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 (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Salvia leucantha
Stanford Quad
May 13, 2015

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Lantana
Stanford Quad
May 10, 2015

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Stanford Quad
May 10, 2015

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Hummer on lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna )
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Stanford Quad
May 10, 2015

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Camouflage

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Stanford Quad
May 16, 2015
Check out the tail

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Anna lantana

hummer on lantana

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Stanford Quad
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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Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Eleanor Pardee Park
March 29, 2021
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eleanor pardee park

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Eleanor Pardee Park
March 29, 2021
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geng road, palo alto baylands
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Geng Road
Palo Alto
December 14, 2020
Canon 7D markII

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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

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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

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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

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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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emily renzel wetlands

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
February 7, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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emily renzel wetlands

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
February 4, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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Anna in sheoak

palo alto baylands 2021
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Beach sheoak (Casuarina equisetifolia)
Family: Casuarinaceae (sheoak family)
Adobe Creek Trail
February 25, 2021
Canon 7D markII

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palo alto baylands 2021
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Adobe Creek Trail
February 25, 2021
Canon 7D markII

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palo alto baylands 2021
Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Adobe Creek Trail
February 27, 2021
Canon 7D markII

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arizona garden

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbird family)
Silk floss tree (Ceiba speciosa)
Family: Malvaceae (mallow family)
Arizona Cactus Garden, Stanford
With Photographing Nature class
October 12, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2
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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

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Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbird (Boissonneaua flavescens)
Mossone
Huacachina, Peru
July 21, 2017
Canon rebel T5i
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Green-backed firecrown (Sephanoides sephaniodes)

Hummer

santiago
Green-backed firecrown (Sephanoides sephaniodes)
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Los Vilos, Chile
July 4, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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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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Last modified: August 17, 2021
Created: March 9, 2010
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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