Habitat: Streamhills and Oak Woodlands. Mostly breeds in open ended habitats
Food: Mostly nectar and insects, favors red and orange flowers. Also feeds from sugar water mixtures in hummingbird feeders.
Migratory Path: Present in southern Arizona mostly March to September. In areas north and west of breeding range (including central Arizona and southern California), very small numbers may be present mainly in fall and winter.
Behavior: Hovers over flowers and extend their tongue deep into the flower, at feeders they either hover or perch. To catch insects, they fly out and catch them in mid air.
Conservation Status: Very Common in US and parts of Mexico