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Hummingbird Pictures and Images by Species

We have gathered pictures of different types of hummingbirds by species for identification purposes. This includes all species of hummingbirds and all images are clickable and will lead you to their page that includes more in-depth information on each hummingbird.

Clicking on any of the below images will take you to the respective hummingbird species page – with information and more photos.



Hummingbirds found in the USA (by U.S. State)

Photos of …

  • Blue Hummingbirds – Those with significant blue plumage details
  • Emerald Hummingbirds – Mostly glittering green in plumage, females pale below. Some species occur in South America, and some on Caribbean islands.
  • Hermits / Sicklebills / Barbthroats (occur in Southern Mexico, Central and South America – plumage is typically brown, rufous, green and grey)
  • Lancebills (occur in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Peru and Venezuela)
  • Sabrewings (large hummingbirds that mostly occur in Central and South America, and some in Mexico)
  • Sunangels (genus: Aglaiocercus) – from South America
  • Pufflegs (South American Hummingbirds with distinctive feather “puffs” around their legs)
  • Violetears – Medium to large hummingbird species found in Mexico, and Central and northern South America. The Green Violetear occasionally wanders as far north as the United States and Canada. They have a violet-blue patch from their eyes down to their necks.
  • Starthroats – Mostly found in Mexico and Central America. Rare, seasonal visitors to the United States, specifically south-easternmost Arizona
  • Sylph Hummingbirds (genus: Aglaiocercus) from South America. Males have elongated outer tail-feathers.
  • Woodnymphs – Occur naturally in Central and South America, with only one race being found as far north as western Mexico.
  • Mangos: Mostly found in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean islands. Rare cases of vagrants into the United States.
  • Streamertails (only found in Jamaica) – glossy green hummingbirds; breeding-age males have long tail feathers; in fact, the longest tail feathers of any hummingbird species.
  • Woodstars: (mostly South America, but also one Central American species and one from the Bahamas)

Hummingbird Photos, Pictures and Images

Bee Hummingbird


Hummingbird Information

Clicking on any of the below images will take you to the respective hummingbird species page – with information and more photos.

Hummingbirds found in the USA (by U.S. State) … CanadaMexicoPuerto RicoPuerto RicoJamaicaHonduras(includes photos and links to species pages)

Hummingbird Photos Page 2 below / Page 1 / Page 3

Anna's Hummingbird
Broad-billed Hummingbird male
Broad-tailed Hummingbird Male
Magnificent Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Male Volcano Hummingbird

Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

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