Hummingbird

Broad-billed Hummingbird

Cynanthus latirostris
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Length: 4 in. (10 cm )
Found at lower elevations near the mouths of mountain canyons, in arid scrublands and desert riparian areas, this hummingbird is readily attracted to hummingbird feeders. In natural settings, however, it feeds on flower nectar and insects and small spiders grabbed from leaf surfaces and flower petals. The tiny, thin-walled nest is made of grass and covered with small leaves and bark and held together with spider webbing. It is placed on small branches in low shrubbery or vines.

The four-digit banding code is BBLH.

Male | Oliver Niehuis

Female | Richard Ditch


Desert

Oak-pine woodland

Riparian / River forest

Shrubs
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Broad-billed Hummingbird
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: September 19, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/broad-billed-hummingbird

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Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Broad-billed Hummingbird. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved September 19, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/broad-billed-hummingbird

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

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Dr. Biology. "Broad-billed Hummingbird". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/broad-billed-hummingbird

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Dr. Biology. "Broad-billed Hummingbird". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 19 Sep 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/broad-billed-hummingbird

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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