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Buff-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia yucatanensis


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Family: Trochilidae, Hummingbirds view all from this family

Description Adult has a green head, neck, breast, and upper back, and a pale buff belly; lower back, rump, wings, and tail are reddish brown and bill is long, downcurved, dark-tipped, and reddish. Juvenile is similar, but duller.

Dimensions Length: 4 1/2" (11 cm)

Range Southeast, Texas

Discussion Mainly Mexican hummingbird with a toehold in southern Texas, where it breeds and occurs year-round in small numbers; most Texan birds migrate south in fall.