Annas Hummingbird

Calypte anna
The Anna's hummingbird has an iridescent pink head and throat/Photo Courtesy of Alan Vernon
The Anna’s hummingbird is the only hummingbird to stay year round on the Pacific coast. Its nest is about the size of a half dollar and its eggs are the size of a small jellybean. It is the only U.S. hummer with a rose-colored crown and throat.  Like most hummingbirds the Anna’s also eats insects and spiders. It also feeds its babies nectar as well as insects and spiders. Learn moreabout the Anna’s hummingbird…

Facts About Annas Hummingbird

Can’t walk - can only perch

Can fly backwards

Beats its wings 50 times per second