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How many hummingbird species have you seen? (1 Viewer)

COLOMBIA Birding

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Colombia
well, resurrecting this thread -and myself logging in- 10 years later... I kinda doubled my numbers and after the last eBird update I am at 226 species of hummers (attached)
 

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fbeeldens

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count stands at 230 between North America, Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.
 
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Jacana

Will Jones
Hungary
Dominican Republic
1. Hispaniolan Mango
2. Hispaniolan Emerald
3. Vervain Hummingbird

Honduras
4. White-eared Hummingbird
5. Long-billed Hermit
6. Green-throated Mountaingem
7. Band-tailed Barbthroat
8. Canivet's Emerald
9. Green-breasted Mango

Peru
10. Amazilia Hummingbird
11. Sparkling Violetear
12. Giant Hummingbird
13. Tyrian Metaltail
14. Shining Sunbeam
15. Great Sapphirewing
16. Gould's Inca
17. Violet-fronted Brilliant
18. Lesser Violetear
19. Rufous-booted Racket-tail
20. Many-spotted Hummingbird
21. White-bearded Hermit
22. Sapphire-spangled Emerald
23. Koepcke's Hermit
24. Reddish Hermit
25. White-browed Hermit
26. Fork-tailed Woodnymph
27. Great-billed Hermit
28. Pale-tailed Barbthroat
29. Rufous-breasted Hermit
30. Gould's Jewelfront
31. Grey-breasted Sabrewing
32. White-necked Jacobin
33. Black-eared Fairy
34. Golden-tailed Sapphire
35. Olive-spotted Hummingbird
36. White-chinned Sapphire
37. Blue-tailed Emerald
38. Blue-fronted Lancebill
39. Bearded Mountaineer
40. Green-tailed Trainbearer
41. Rufous-capped Thornbill
42. Amethyst-throated Sunangel
43. Violet-throated Starfrontlet
44. Chestnut-breasted Coronet
45. Buff-thighed Puffleg
46. Speckled Hummingbird
47. Wire-crested Thorntail
48. Geoffroy's Daggerbill
49. Butterfly Coquette
50. White-bellied Hummingbird
51. Green-and-white Hummingbird
52. Bronzy Inca

USA
53. Ruby-throated Hummingbird
 

Maffong

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Three trips to the neotropics (Ecuador, Peru, Costa Rica) have bagged me 102 hummers so far.
1 White-necked Jacobin
2 Buff-tailed Sicklebill
3 Rufous-breasted Hermit
4 White-bearded Hermit
5 White-whiskered Hermit
6 Green Hermit
7 Tawny-bellied Hermit
8 Long-billed Hermit
9 Great-billed Hermit
10 Stripe-throated Hermit
11 Green-fronted Lancebill
12 White-throated Daggerbill
13 Sparkling Violetear
14 Brown Violetear
15 Lesser Violetear
16 Purple-crowned Fairy
17 Black-throated Mango
18 Veraguan Mango
19 Amethyst-throated Sunangel
20 Purple-throated Sunangel
21 Wire-cresed Thorntail
22 Green Thorntail
23 Rufous-crested Coquette
24 White-crested Coquette
25 Speckled Hummingbird
26 Long-tailed Sylph
27 Violet-tailed Sylph
28 Bronze-tailed Comet
29 Ecuadorian Hillstar
30 Black-breasted Hillstar
31 Andean Hillstar
32 Black-tailed Trainbearer
33 Green-tailed Trainbearer
34 Rufous-capped Thornbill
35 Olivaceous Thornbill
36 Blue-mantled Thornbill
37 Bearded Mountaineer
38 Tyrian Metaltail
39 Viridian Metaltail
40 Violet-throated Metaltail
41 Coppery Metaltail
42 Black Metaltail
43 Buff-thighed Puffleg
44 Sapphire-vented Puffleg
45 Shinig Sunbeam
46 Bronzy Inca
47 Brown Inca
48 Collared Inca
49 Gould's Inca
50 Violet-throated Starfrontlet
51 Mountain Velvetbreast
52 Great Sapphirewing
53 Buff-tailed Coronet
54 Chestnut-breasted Coronet
55 White-booted Racket-tail
56 Rufous-booted Racket-tail
57 Green-backed Hillstar
58 Purple-bibbed Whitetip
59 Fawn-breasted Brilliant
60 Green-crowned Brilliant
61 Empress Brilliant
62 Violet-fronted Brillinat
63 Giant Hummingbird
64 Talamanca Hummingbird
65 Long-billed Starthroat
66 Plain-capped Starthroat
67 Fiery-throated Hummingbird
68 Purple-throated Mountain-gem
69 White-throated Mountain-gem
70 Peruvian Sheartail
71 Purple-collared Woodstar
72 White-bellied Woodstar
73 Magenta-throated Woodstar
74 Purple-throated Woodstar
75 Volcano Hummingbird
76 Scintillant Hummingbird
77 Canivet's Emerald
78 Blue-tailed Emerald
79 Garden Emerald
80 Western Emerald
81 Violet-headed Hummingbird
82 Gray-breastedSabrewing
83 Violet Sabrewing
84 Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer
85 Crowned Woodnymph
86 Fork-tailed Woodnymph
87 Snowcap
88 Coppery-headed Emerald
89 Stripe-tailed Hummingbird
90 Black-bellied Hummingbird
91 Scaly-breasted Hummingbird
92 Many-spotted Hummingbird
93 Blue-vented Hummingbird
94 Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
95 Amazilia Hummingbird
96 Andean Emerald
97 Golden-tailed Sapphire
98 Glittering-throated Emerald
99 Sapphire-spangled Emerald
100 White-bellied Hummingbird
101 Green-and-white Hummingbird
102 Blue-throated Goldentail
 

Lerxst

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I had never counted them before! So I went into eBird and parsed the list.

This is based on USA, plus trips to Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, Panama, Guatemala, Argentina, 5 trips to Mexico, 3 trips to Costa Rica, 3 trips to Peru, 3 to Brazil, 3 to Ecuador, and 3 to Colombia.

Total count = 215


Crimson Topaz
Fiery Topaz
White-necked Jacobin
Black Jacobin
Saw-billed Hermit
Bronzy Hermit
Rufous-breasted Hermit
Broad-tipped Hermit
White-bearded Hermit
White-whiskered Hermit
Green Hermit
Tawny-bellied Hermit
Koepcke's Hermit
Straight-billed Hermit
Long-billed Hermit
Mexican Hermit
Long-tailed Hermit
Great-billed Hermit
Pale-bellied Hermit
Streak-throated Hermit
Little Hermit
Stripe-throated Hermit
Gray-chinned Hermit
Reddish Hermit
Planalto Hermit
Scale-throated Hermit
Green-fronted Lancebill
Blue-fronted Lancebill
White-throated Daggerbill
Hooded Visorbearer
White-vented Violetear
Sparkling Violetear
Brown Violetear
Mexican Violetear
Lesser Violetear
Horned Sungem
Purple-crowned Fairy
Black-eared Fairy
White-tailed Goldenthroat
Ruby-topaz Hummingbird
Black-throated Mango
Green-throated Mango
Green-breasted Mango
Hispaniolan Mango
Puerto Rican Mango
Green Mango
Amethyst-throated Sunangel
Gorgeted Sunangel
Tourmaline Sunangel
Purple-throated Sunangel
Wire-crested Thorntail
Black-bellied Thorntail
Green Thorntail
Tufted Coquette
Frilled Coquette
Rufous-crested Coquette
Butterfly Coquette
Festive Coquette
Black-crested Coquette
Ecuadorian Piedtail
Speckled Hummingbird
Long-tailed Sylph
Violet-tailed Sylph
Gray-bellied Comet
Ecuadorian Hillstar
Andean Hillstar
Black-tailed Trainbearer
Green-tailed Trainbearer
Purple-backed Thornbill
Rufous-capped Thornbill
Bronze-tailed Thornbill
Tyrian Metaltail
Viridian Metaltail
Coppery Metaltail
Black Metaltail
Greenish Puffleg
Glowing Puffleg
Sapphire-vented Puffleg
Golden-breasted Puffleg
Emerald-bellied Puffleg
Marvelous Spatuletail
Shining Sunbeam
White-tufted Sunbeam
Bronzy Inca
Brown Inca
Black Inca
Collared Inca
Violet-throated Starfrontlet
Rainbow Starfrontlet
Buff-winged Starfrontlet
Golden-bellied Starfrontlet
Blue-throated Starfrontlet
Mountain Velvetbreast
Sword-billed Hummingbird
Great Sapphirewing
Buff-tailed Coronet
Chestnut-breasted Coronet
Velvet-purple Coronet
White-booted Racket-tail
Peruvian Racket-tail
Rufous-booted Racket-tail
Rufous-gaped Hillstar
Green-backed Hillstar
Purple-bibbed Whitetip
Black-throated Brilliant
Gould's Jewelfront
Fawn-breasted Brilliant
Green-crowned Brilliant
Empress Brilliant
Violet-fronted Brilliant
Brazilian Ruby
Giant Hummingbird
Rivoli's Hummingbird
Talamanca Hummingbird
Long-billed Starthroat
Plain-capped Starthroat
Stripe-breasted Starthroat
Blue-throated Mountain-gem
Purple-throated Mountain-gem
White-throated Mountain-gem
Garnet-throated Hummingbird
Amethyst Woodstar
Short-tailed Woodstar
Purple-collared Woodstar
White-bellied Woodstar
Little Woodstar
Gorgeted Woodstar
Magenta-throated Woodstar
Purple-throated Woodstar
Slender Sheartail
Mexican Sheartail
Lucifer Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Vervain Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Costa's Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Allen's Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Bumblebee Hummingbird
Wine-throated Hummingbird
Volcano Hummingbird
Scintillant Hummingbird
Dusky Hummingbird
Hispaniolan Emerald
Broad-billed Hummingbird
Cozumel Emerald
Canivet's Emerald
Blue-tailed Emerald
Red-billed Emerald
Glittering-bellied Emerald
Garden Emerald
Western Emerald
White-eared Hummingbird
Wedge-tailed Sabrewing
Rufous Sabrewing
Violet-headed Hummingbird
Emerald-chinned Hummingbird
Antillean Crested Hummingbird
Green-crowned Plovercrest
Gray-breasted Sabrewing
Violet Sabrewing
Napo Sabrewing
White-tailed Sabrewing
Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer
White-vented Plumeleteer
Violet-capped Woodnymph
Crowned Woodnymph
Fork-tailed Woodnymph
Coppery-headed Emerald
Stripe-tailed Hummingbird
Scaly-breasted Hummingbird
Tumbes Hummingbird
Spot-throated Hummingbird
Many-spotted Hummingbird
Swallow-tailed Hummingbird
Sombre Hummingbird
Olive-spotted Hummingbird
Violet-crowned Hummingbird
Blue-vented Hummingbird
Berylline Hummingbird
Blue-tailed Hummingbird
Snowy-bellied Hummingbird
Steely-vented Hummingbird
Indigo-capped Hummingbird
Copper-rumped Hummingbird
Cinnamon Hummingbird
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
Mangrove Hummingbird
Amazilia Hummingbird
Andean Emerald
Versicolored Emerald
Shining-green Hummingbird
Golden-tailed Sapphire
Sapphire-throated Hummingbird
Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird
White-chested Emerald
Plain-bellied Emerald
White-throated Hummingbird
Glittering-throated Emerald
Sapphire-spangled Emerald
Rufous-throated Sapphire
Gilded Hummingbird
White-bellied Hummingbird
Purple-chested Hummingbird
Blue-chested Hummingbird
Charming Hummingbird
White-bellied Emerald
Blue-throated Goldentail
White-chinned Sapphire
Violet-bellied Hummingbird
Blue-chinned Sapphire
 

Mysticete

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United States
15 at the moment, including most of the ABA regulars

Violet-crowned Hummingbird
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Lucifer Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Costa's Hummingbird
Broad-billed Hummingbird
Rivoli's Hummingbird
White-eared Hummingbird
Blue-throated Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Allen's Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
With a trip to Panama almost 1.5 years ago, my list is slightly less pathetic

16. White-tipped Sicklebill
17. Green Hermit
18. Long-billed Hermit
19. Stripe-throated Hermit
20. Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
21. White-vented Plumeleteer
22. Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer
23. Violet-bellied Hummingbird
24. Sapphire-throated Hummingbird
25. Scaly-breasted Hummingbird
26. Blue-chested Hummingbird
27. Snowy-bellied Hummingbird
28. Crowned Woodnymph
29. White-necked Jacobin

Of course, this summer I am going to Ecuador (knock on wood...), so I expect to be adding 40-50 more species to this list.
 

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