Blue-Throated Hummingbird


Common Name
Blue-Throated Hummingbird
Scientific Name
Lampornis clemenciae
Length
5"
Range
Numerous near canyon streams in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, with the northern limit of its range being southeastern Arizona.
Characteristics and Identification
Largest hummingbird in North America. Only adult male hummingbird with very broad white tip on its long black tail. Double white line on the face. Blue throat on the male, gray throat on the female.

Blue-Throated Hummingbird
Blue-Throated Hummingbird
Blue-Throated Hummingbird (Lampornis clemenciae)
Source:
By Tz'unun [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons