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Broad-tailed Hummingbird


Habitat: Mountain meadows and forests, mostly open forests with streams


Food: Mostly nectar and insects, also feeds of sugar water in hummingbird feeders.


Migratory Path: Usually during Spring and Fall tends to move from the Lowlands to the South through the mountains


Behavior:  Hovers over flowers and extends tongue deep into the flower. Catches insects flying in mid air. Also takes spiders from webs.


Conservation Status: Still common and widespread with declining numbers.


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