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Blue-throated Hummingbird


Habitat: Woodstreams in canyons. Found in flowing waters in shady canyons.


Food: Mostly nectar and insects but can survive on insects during dry seasons where few flowers are blooming. Also feed on water sugar from hummingbird feeders.


Migratory Path: Permanently live in Mexico, will sometimes winter in Arizona


Behaviour: Hovers over flowers and extends tongue deep into the flower. Catches insects flying in mid air. Catch spiders from their spiderwebs.


Conservation Status: Usually in the US, numbers have increased in recent years.

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