Tucson, Az using a Canon Powershot SX40HS
The Sturdy Broad-tailed Hummingbird favors high elevation, semi open forests and edges. Especially near open fields with plenty of flowers to feed on. It is often detected by the male’s wing noise. a loud zinging trill that some compare to certain waxwing calls. In August, large numbers of migrants may gather in meadows with Rufous. The competition for nectar can be impressive to watch, Some migrants have been know to stray eastward in winter in the Gulf states.
VOICE Call a high, staccato tchip