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The Broad-billed Hummingbird, is a medium-sized hummingbird. It is 9–10 cm long, and weighs approximately three to four grams.

Adults are colored predominantly a metallic green on their upperparts and breast. The undertail coverts are predominately white. The tail is darkly colored and slightly forked. The bill of the male is straight and very slender. It is red in coloration, and shows a black tip. His throat is a deep blue. The female is less colorful than the male. She usually shows a white eye stripe.
This was taken in Tucson , Az with a Nikon D90 Nikon 16-85mm

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  • Judy Grant
    Judy Grantover 4 years ago

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenover 4 years ago

    I love his colors! What a beautiful image Judy!

  • Thank you Ellen !!! :)

    – Judy Grant

  • Alana Ranney
    Alana Ranneyover 4 years ago

    Great colors! Nice capture!!

  • Thank u Alana ! nice name !

    – Judy Grant

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 4 years ago

    Pretty Boy says it all Judy … beautiful capture of a beautiful little bird!

  • Thanks so much Trish !

    – Judy Grant

  • Deborah  Benoit
    Deborah Benoitover 4 years ago

    Fabulous Judy!!

  • Thank u Deb ! :) Cheers !

    – Judy Grant

  • Babcia
    Babciaover 4 years ago

    Great job!

  • Thank you so very much ! :)

    – Judy Grant

  • mtozier
    mtozierover 4 years ago

    awesome shot

  • Thanks a millon !

    – Judy Grant

  • Kimberly Chadwick
    Kimberly Chadwickover 4 years ago

    Just Beautiful Judy ~ Congratulations honey on your feature!

  • Thank you Kimberly !!! Congrats to u 2 !!!!

    – Judy Grant

  • DonnaMoore
    DonnaMooreover 4 years ago

    How cute…..Great close-up and wonderful color…Congradulations.

  • Thank u Donna !!!!! :0)

    – Judy Grant

  • Tibby Steedly
    Tibby Steedlyover 4 years ago

    Incredible close up and detail on this gorgeous little one! Congratulations!

  • Thank u Tibby !!!!

    – Judy Grant

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