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Anna's Hummingbird

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About the Anna's Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbird is a tiny bird with a bronze-green back and green flanks. Males have iridescent red crowns and throats, while females and juveniles have green crowns and mostly grey throats.

Anna's Hummingbirds live on the west coast of North America. They feed on insects caught in flight, flower nectar, and occasionally tree sap.

Male Anna's Hummingbirds sing during courtship. They also perform a remarkable flight display, diving down at a steep incline and making a noise with their tail feathers at the bottom of the dive.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 23 July 2010
Scientific Name Calypte anna
  • Trochiliformes
  • Trochilidae
  • Calypte
  • C. anna
Birdorable Family Hummingbirds
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 29 July 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
3.9 to 4.3 inches
5.25 inches
.15 ounces
Range North America United States (West)

International Names

  • kolibřík růžovohlavá (Czech)
  • Annas Kolibri (Danish)
  • Anna-kolibrie (Dutch)
  • rubiinipartakolibri (Finnish)
  • Colibri d'Anna (French)
  • Annakolibri (German)
  • Colibrì di Anna (Italian)
  • アンナハチドリ (annahachidori) (Japanese)
  • Rødmaskekolibri (Norwegian)
  • koliberek zaroglowy (Polish)
  • Колибри Анны (Russian)
  • Colibrí de Ana (Spanish)
  • Annas kolibri (Swedish)

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