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Calliope Hummingbird

Stellula calliope

Photo:Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles
Calliope Hummingbird. Photo:Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles

As the smallest North American bird, the calliope hummingbird is distinguishable by the red streaked necklace on the throat of the male, by his greenish flanks, and by the female's cinnamon-tinged underbelly. This bird tends to be found along streams in montane meadows and canyons.

Map of Calliope Hummingbird in Canada
Distribution of Calliope Hummingbird in Canada

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