In the 1930’s Anna’s Hummingbird was found only on the Pacific Coast from Baja California to the San Francisco Bay. It has since expanded its range and can be found from southern Arizona all the way to Vancouver. It is thought that proliferation of exotic plants is one of the main reasons for the expansion. Anna’s Hummingbirds are a bronzy-green and the males have rose-red heads and throats. The females are green on their backs and gray below. The males are known for spectacular diving displays that would put Evel Knievel to shame. Males will fly as high as 40 meters then dive towards their target (often a female or another bird). Anna’s
Hummingbirds are very common in urban and suburban areas, and can be found anywhere there are flowers or feeders with nectar. These tiny beautiful birds are fun to feed and observe. It is amazing to see them hovering up close, and even better to see them sitting still.
Suggested Feeder Types: Hummingbird Feeder ,
- Sugar Water
- American Cranberries
- Virginia Creeper