With it's all-over mixture of iridescent colors, the Broad-billed is one of the more exotic looking North American hummingbirds. The male's throat is a sapphire blue that blends into the emerald green of the rest of his body. His back is a darker green and the tail a very dark blue. The female is green above and light gray below.
Where you might see them
Broad-billed Hummingbirds are pretty rare in the US, but most common in the deserts and riparian woodlands of the Southwest. They can be found in southern Arizona and extreme southwestern New Mexico.