Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Selasphorus platycercus

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Code 4

BTAH

Code 6

SELPLA

ITIS

HEAD

Broad-tailed Hummingbird Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Needle
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Iridescent green
  • Forehead Color: Iridescent green
  • Nape Color: Iridescent green
  • Throat Color: Red
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Broad-tailed Hummingbird Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-11 cm (4-4.5 in)
  • Weight: 3 g (0.1 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Gray-washed white with green sides and flanks.
  • Upperparts: Iridescent green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Broad-tailed-Hummingbird Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Hovers when feeding., Swift, dashing direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 13 cm (5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Green
  • Under Tail: Green
  • Leg Color: Black
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