Hummingbird Species Most Commonly Found in the United States
Similar in appearance to the Rufous Hummingbird. Coastal California and Oregon.
Rosy pink head and throat. Fairly common along the Pacific coast.
Rarely seen in the US. An occasional sighting in southeastern Arizona. Green head and throat.
Black head with a purple stipe under the chin that's not always visible. Common in the western US.
One of the largest hummingbirds found in the US. Sky Mountain ranges of western Texas, southern New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona.
A colorful bird with a mixture of iridescent blues and greens. Deserts and riparian woodlands of the southwest.
Similar in appearance to the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Rocky Mountains from Wyoming and Idaho south to Guatemala.
Cinnamon-buff belly and green back. Texas golf coast.
Streaky wine colored feathers at the throat. Northern California, northwestern Nevada, and northern Idaho.
Purple feathers at the throat the hang down on either side like a mustache. Sonoran and Mojave Deserts of California and Arizona.
Curved bill and long, deeply forked tail. Rare in the US, but sometimes found in southern Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.
One of the largest hummingbirds found in the US. Emerald green back, purple crown, and turquoise throat. Sky Mountain ranges of Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Bright red throat and shiny green back. The most commons hummingbird found in the eastern US. Everywhere east of the Mississippi.
Red throat and orange-ish rufous body. California, Pacific Northwest, Alaska, Rocky Mountains.
Dark head with a prominent white streak behind the eye. Blue chin. Arizona and New Mexico.
Green hummingbird with bold white eye stripe. Baja California. Rare in the US.