Photos © Ed Brown (l), Dan
Blue-throated Hummingbird (Lampornis clemenciae)
Average weight: male 8.4 g, female 6.8 g. This is a
Adult male: Green back and crown, dark gray breast,
bright blue gorget, dark blue tail with white outer tips.
Thin white stripes above and below the eyes.
Adult female: Green back and crown, gray breast, white tips
on outer tail feathers. Thin white stripes above and below
bserved in Arizona, California, Colorado, Louisiana,
New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, and Utah. Winters in Mexico.
For more information, see the USGS species