- Buteo platypterus
- Birds of Prey
The Broad-tailed Hummingbird is a medium-sized species of hummingbird found across parts of the western United States and into Mexico and Central America. Their preferred habitat is forest and woodland at higher elevations.
Broad-tailed Hummingbirds feed on flower nectar and small insects. They will also visit nectar feeders and take tree sap.
Braod-tailed Hummingbirds make small cup-shaped nests during breeding season. Clutch size is typically two eggs; incubation lasts around 17 days.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 16 May 2015|
|Scientific Name||Selasphorus platycercus|
(as of 13 March 2017)
3.1 to 3.5 inches
|Range||North America Central America United States (West)|