Costa's Hummingbird

Calypte costae

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Code 4

COHU

Code 6

CALCOS

ITIS

HEAD

Costa's Hummingbird Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Needle
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Purple
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Green
  • Throat Color: Purple
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Costa's Hummingbird Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 9 cm (3.5 in)
  • Weight: 3 g (0.1 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White with green sides.
  • Upperparts: Green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

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  • Flight Pattern: Hovers when feeding.
  • Wingspan Range: 11 cm (4.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Green with black outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Green with black outer feathers.
  • Leg Color: Black
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