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Calliope hummingbird (female) - (Spellula calliope)

Size: 3 inches
Overall Color: green
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: insects, nectar, spiders
Nest: cup
Field Identification: buffy colored breast and sides, spots on throat
Season: spring,fall

Calliope hummingbird (female)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Genus: Spellula
species: calliope

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