Calliope Hummingbird

Selasphorus calliope

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Code 4

CAHU

Code 6

STECAL

ITIS

HEAD

Calliope Hummingbird Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Needle
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Green
  • Forehead Color: Green
  • Nape Color: Green
  • Throat Color: White with purple-red streaking.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Calliope-Hummingbird-Body
  • Length Range: 7-8 cm (2.75-3.25 in)
  • Weight: 3 g (0.1 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White with green speckling on sides and flanks.
  • Upperparts: Green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Calliope Hummingbird Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with strong wing beats., Hovers when feeding.
  • Wingspan Range: 11 cm (4.25 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Dark Green
  • Under Tail: Dark Green
  • Leg Color: Black
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