male; blue throat; white-and-black face pattern (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-26)

Blue-throated Mountaingem
Lampornis clemenciae

Native Range: North America and Middle America

Notes: a large hummingbird whose range in Middle America barely extends into southeastern Arizona in the United States.

dull-colored male; greyish underparts (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-26)

brighter male; nearly black tail with white tip (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-26)

showing off his pretty blue throat (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-26)

at the feeder; large body size (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-26)

female; light throat, underparts; white eye-line (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-26)

female; still has large black tail tipped in white (Arizona, USA; 2012-04-26)