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Female Anna's Hummingbird Preening

Living year round along the Pacific Coast of the US and into the Southwest, Anna's Hummingbirds are territorial, feisty little favorites at backyard feeders. This female was photographed perched and preening by Mike Hamilton.

Female Anna's Hummingbird perched on a fence and sticking its tongue out

Anna's Hummingbird

A female Anna's Hummingbird photographed by Mike Hamilton

A Female Anna's Hummingbird preening

Female Anna's Hummingbird perched on a fence and preening

Check out these BirdNote shows about Anna's Hummingbirds:

Who Was Anna?
Why a Gorget Glitters
Some Hummingbirds Perch in the Open

All photos are © Mike Hamilton and may not be used without permission.