Costa’s Hummingbird Animal Pictures

Calypte costae

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Costa's Hummingbird in flight at a purple flower.

Costas hummingbird in flight, sucking nectar from flower
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The Costa's hummingbird averages around three inches in length.

Costa's Hummingbird in flight

Costa's Hummingbird in flight
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The Costa's Hummingbird uses its long beak and tongue to gather nectar.

Costa's Hummingbird in flight

Costa's Hummingbird
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Given their small size, the migratory patterns of Costa's hummingbirds are amazing.

Costa's Hummingbird feeder

Costa's Hummingbird feeder
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A hummingbird feeder with sugar water will attract hummingbirds and supplements the nectar they gather.