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Sonoran Desert Birds

 

 

Broad-billed hummingbird female) - (Cynanthus latirostris)

Size: 4 inches
Overall Color: green and gray
Occurrence: woodlands
Diet: insects, nectar
Nest: cup in shrub or tree
Field Identification: mostly green with gray breast and long orange bill, a woodland bird that rarely strays onto the desert
Season: transient

Broad-billed hummingbird female)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae (hummingbirds)
Genus: Cynanthus
species: latirostris

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