Broad-tailed Hummingbird Photos © Bill Schmoker

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org

Male Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Grand County, Colorado, 7/07.

Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Grand County, Colorado, 7/07.

Male Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Boulder County, Colorado, 7/07.

Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Miller Canyon, Arizona, 7/06.

Adult male Broad-tailed Hummingbird waiting out the rain, Miller Canyon, Arizona, 7/06.

Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Boulder County, Colorado, 8/05.

Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Boulder County, Colorado, 8/05.

Male Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Clear Creek County, Colorado, 7/05.

Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Clear Creek County, Colorado, 7/05.

Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Durango, Colorado, 7/05.

Partially albinistic female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Durango, Colorado, 7/05.

Partially albinistic female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Durango, Colorado, 7/05.

Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Longmont, Colorado, 8/04.

Immature male Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Beatty's Orchard, Miller Canyon, Arizona, 7/03.

Immature male Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Beatty's Orchard, Miller Canyon, Arizona, 7/03. Note the first few flame feathers in the gorget.

Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Beatty's Orchard, Miller Canyon, Arizona, 7/03.

Male Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Skunk Canyon, Boulder County, Colorado, 5/03.

As with many male hummingbirds, this adult male Broad-tailed Hummingbird's gorget color changes dramatically depending on the angle of the bird's throat, the angle of sunlight, and the positioning of the gorget feathers. Bird photographed in Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colorado, 7/02.

A slight tilt of the head produces a neon pink flash from this adult male Broad-tailed Hummingbird's gorget. Bird photographed in Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colorado, 7/02.

Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Archuleta County, Colorado, May, 2002. Note the finely spotted throat and white eye-ring.

Another flight pose of a Female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Archuleta County, Colorado, May, 2002.

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org