Average weight: male 7.7 g, female 6.4 g. Second-largest US hummingbird
(next to Blue-throated). Formerly known as Magnificent Hummingbird.
Adult male: Dark green back, purple forehead and crown, metallic
green gorget, black breast.
Adult female: Olive green back and crown, gray breast and throat
with faint streaking, pearl-gray tips on outer tail feathers.
Observed in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas,
Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. Winters
For more information, see the USGS species