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I would like to include photos of each of these species on this page. If you have any photos that I can use, please e-mail them to me at backes1@verizon.net. I would like to acquire examples of all plumages (adult, young, male, female) so please help me out with this by submittng photos or approving me to use any that you have already posted to other birding listservs or forums.  Thank you.

The following species have been recorded in Florida:

  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird
  • Rufous Hummingbird
  • Allen's Hummingbird
  • Calliope Hummingbird
  • Broad-tailed Hummingbird
  • Buff-bellied Hummingbird
  • Broad-billed Hummingbird
  • Anna's Hummingbird
  • White-eared Hummingbird
  • Bahama Woodstar
  • Cuban Emerald (Very reliable sight records but lack official documentation)

The following species are likely candidates for eventually being found in Florida and need to be considered when identifying any unusal hummingbird reports. Included are the states where they have been reported:

  • Green Violet Ear – Alabama, Georgia
  • Green-Breasted Mango –North Carolina, Georgia, Wisconsin
  • Costa’s Hummingbird - Alabama
  • Blue-throated Hummingbird – Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina
  • Magnificent Hummingbird – Alabama, Georgia

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Male Ruby-throated HummingbirdYoung Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Adult Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird   Photo by Allen ChartierYoung Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird
                             Photo by Allen Chartier                             Photo by Steve Backes
Female Ruby-throated HummingbirdYoung Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Photo by Allen Chartier
                             Photo by Allen Chartier                             Photo by Allen Chartier

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Adult male Black-chinned HummingbirdYoung male Black-chinned Hummingbird
                        Photo by Allen Chartier                  Photo by Will Randall
  
Female Black-chinned HummingbirdFemale Black-chinned Hummingbird
                        Photo by Steve Backes                             Photo by Will Randall

Rufous Hummingbird

Female Rufous Hummingbird            Adult Male Rufous Hummingbird
                            Photo by Steve Backes                      Photo by William Senske
Second Year Male Rufous Hummingbirds
                        Photos by Steve Backes

Allen's Hummingbird

Adult Male Allen's Hummingbird
male Allen's Hummingbird - Lakeland 2009   Photo by Joe Misiaszek
                              Photo by Joe Misiaszek

Calliope Hummingbird

Male Calliope Hummingbird
             Photo by William Senske

Broad-tailed hummingbird

Male Broad-tailed HummingbirdFemale Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Adult male Broad-tailed Hummingbird  Photo by William Senske
                           Photo by William Senske                         Photo by William Senske  

Buff-bellied hummingbird

Buff-bellied Hummingbird   Photo by Allen Chartier
                             Photo by Allen Chartier

Broad-billed Hummingbird

                              Photo by Lyn Atherton

Anna's Hummingbird

Male Anna's Hummingbird Female Anna's Hummingbird
                     Photo by Doug Sonerholm                     Photo by Doug Sonerholm

White-eared Hummingbird

Male White-eared HummingbirdFemale White-eared Hummingbird
                             Photo by Allen Chartier                             Photo by Allen Chartier

Bahama Woodstar

Female Bahama WoodstarAdult Male Bahama Woodstar
Female Bahama Woodstar   Photos by Phil BrownAdult Male Bahama Woodstar  Photos by Phil Brown
Young Male Bahama WoodstarYoung Male Bahama Woodstar
Young Male Bahama Woodstar   Photos by Phil BrownYoung Male Bahama Woodstar   Photos by Phil Brown
                              Photos by Phil Brown

Cuban Emerald

Male Cuban EmeraldFemale Cuban Emerald
Male Cuban Emerald - Photo by Larry ManfrediFemale Cuban Emerald   Photo by Larry Manfredi
                          Photo by Larry Manfredi                          Photo by Larry Manfredi

Green Violet Ear

Green Violet Ear   Photo by Peter HoellGreen Violet Ear   Photo by Peter Hoell
                               Photo by Peter Hoell                               Photo by Peter Hoell

Green Breasted Mango

               Photos by Patricia Nethercote

Costa's Hummingbird

Blue-throated hummingbird

Magnificent Hummingbird

Male Magnificent Hummingbird
Male Magnificent Hummingbird      Photo by Allen Chartier
                             Photo by Allen Chartier

 
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