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Critter Alert

Critter Alert by TobyLeeson

Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus)

Spring in the Rocky Mountains brings 1,000s of hummingbirds in search of food on their way north for the summer. They are a gregarious and territorial bird, that is not shy around humans. This one kept coming back for more and more. This is a female Broad-tailed and she looks as if she’s almost posing.

Location
Stagecoach State Park, Colorado

Related Links
Hummingbirds.net
Colorado Birding

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