Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Selasphorus platycercus

How to attract the Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Description of the Broad-tailed Hummingbird

A green hummingbird with a rosy-colored gorget on males. Undersides are more buffy than similar appearing Ruby-throated Hummingbird.


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Plants to attract the Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Grow mature deciduous and coniferous trees and large shrubs for nesting, and plant native western red and purple flowers.

Range of the Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Broad-tailed Hummingbird Range Map
Broad-tailed Hummingbird