Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)

Title: Anna's Hummingbird, Alternative Title: Calypte anna, Creator: Karney, Lee, Source: WO-Lee Karney-8397, Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Contributor: DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS.

Language: EN - ENGLISH, Rights: (public domain), Audience: (general), Subject: Karney, Bird, Birds, Passerines.

This common species breeds from western Washington south to Arizona. Nonbreeding range runs from Southern Canada south to Mexico and east to Texas.

Inhabits open range, hillsides, canyons as well as mixed woodlands from sea level to about 5,900 feet in open canopy areas.

Feeds on nectar from many types of flowering plants. Also a wide variety of insects including flies, bees, wasps, bugs, and spiders.

REFERENCES: Beal and McAtee 1912, Grinnell and Miller 1944, Johnsgard 1983b, Stiles 1973, Verner and Boss 1980

Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)

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Text Credit: DeGraaf, Richard M., Virgil E. Scott, R.H. Hamre, Liz Ernst, and Stanley H. Anderson. 1991. Forest and rangeland birds of the United States natural history and habitat use. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook 688. Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online. (Version 03NOV98).

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