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#261: Sapphire-vented Puffleg	 (Eriocnemis luciani)

The Sapphire-vented Puffleg (Eriocnemis luciani) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


Ruby-throated Hummingbird - "East-coast Hummer" I can't wait for my hummers to be back in my yard! It wont be long now!

Wire-Crested Thorntail / Discosura Popelairii

Wire-crested thorntail (Discosura popelairii) The wire-crested thorntail is a hummingbird which occurs in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. This species is one of the smallest birds on Earth, with a mature.

White-throated Hummingbird (Leucochloris albicollis) by PeterQQ2009 on Flickr.

White-throated Hummingbird (Leucochloris albicollis) Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Magnificent Hummingbird (Eugenes fulgens)

Photo Magnificent Hummingbird (Eugenes fulgens) Male Juvenile - by Cyn Vargas

The Violet Sabrewing Hummingbird (Campylopterus hemileucurus) is a very large hummingbird native to southern Mexico and Central America as far south as Costa Rica and western Panama. The female Violet Sabrewing lays its two white eggs in a relatively large cup nest on a low horizontal branch, usually over a stream. The Violet Sabrewing is 15 cm long; the male weighs 11.5 g and the female 9.5 g. It is the largest hummingbird found outside of South America and the largest sabrewing.

The Violet Sabrewing Hummingbird (Campylopterus hemileucurus) is a very large…

Swallow-tailed Hummingbird (Eupetomena macroura) Brazil

Swallow-tailed Hummingbird (Eupetomena macroura) Brazil

There are about 338 different species of hummingbirds - an amazing family of birds found only in the New World. Their ability to hover for extended periods of time and even fly backwards makes them unique in the bird world. What they lack in size, they make up for with energy; the pinnacle of

The 15 Most Spectacular Hummingbirds!

Jess Findlay Photography — The 15 Most Spectacular Hummingbirds!