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Hummingbirds found in the USA (by U.S. State)
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- Blue Hummingbirds – Those with significant blue plumage details
- Emerald Hummingbirds – Mostly glittering green in plumage, females pale below. Some species occur in South America, and some on Caribbean islands.
- Hermits / Sicklebills / Barbthroats (occur in Southern Mexico, Central and South America – plumage is typically brown, rufous, green and grey)
- Lancebills (occur in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Peru and Venezuela)
- Sabrewings (large hummingbirds that mostly occur in Central and South America, and some in Mexico)
- Sunangels (genus: Aglaiocercus) – from South America
- Pufflegs (South American Hummingbirds with distinctive feather “puffs” around their legs)
- Violetears – Medium to large hummingbird species found in Mexico, and Central and northern South America. The Green Violetear occasionally wanders as far north as the United States and Canada. They have a violet-blue patch from their eyes down to their necks.
- Starthroats – Mostly found in Mexico and Central America. Rare, seasonal visitors to the United States, specifically south-easternmost Arizona
- Sylph Hummingbirds (genus: Aglaiocercus) from South America. Males have elongated outer tail-feathers.
- Woodnymphs – Occur naturally in Central and South America, with only one race being found as far north as western Mexico.
- Mangos: Mostly found in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean islands. Rare cases of vagrants into the United States.
- Streamertails (only found in Jamaica) – glossy green hummingbirds; breeding-age males have long tail feathers; in fact, the longest tail feathers of any hummingbird species.
- Woodstars: (mostly South America, but also one Central American species and one from the Bahamas)
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