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Costa's Hummingbird Photos

To me these are one of the most beautiful hummingbirds.  It's not just that unique purple color, it's also the unique shape of the gorget on the males. 

Click on the images or photo names for higher-resolution photos.  Click here for the species description page for the Costa's Hummingbird.

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird 1

Costa's Hummingbird 2

Costa's Hummingbird 3

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird 4

Costa's Hummingbird 5

Costa's Hummingbird 6

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird 7

Costa's Hummingbird 8

Costa's Hummingbird 9

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird 10 (nest)

Costa's Humnmingbird 11

Costa's Hummingbird 12

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird 13

Costa's Hummingbird 14

Costa's Hummingbird 15

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Costa's Hummingbird 16

Costa's Hummingbird 17

Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae 

Costa's Hummingbird #11 shown above 


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