Hummingbirds of the San Francisco Bay Area
The following hummingbirds find our region home:
* Black-chinned Hummingbird
You can see photos of, and learn about these species
at Hummingbird.net's Species
Page. You can see more photos and maps of hummingbird territories
and migrations at the Hummingbird
* The smallest bird in the world, the Cuban bee hummingbird,
is 2 1/4 inches long - about the size of a bumble bee.
Hummingbirds prefer tube-shaped flowers into which they can get their long beaks to suck out nectar. They are most attracted to red and brightly colored flowers. Click on the 'Garden Plants' link at left to learn about what plants hummingbirds like.
On to Trail Site # 19 - Ornamental Plums
Dixie Nature Trail website designed and maintained by Alfia Wallace