Habitat: Semi arid country, river groves and suburbs.
Food: Mostly nectar and insects however also feeds from sugar mixtures in hummingbird feeders.
Migratory Path: Spend winter in Mexico and stray east in the fall, sometimes winter in Gulf Coast
Behavior: Hovers over flowers and extends tongue deep into the flower. Catches insects flying in mid air. Catch spiders from their spiderwebs.
Conservation Status: Widespread and common with stable numbers.