Costa's Hummingbird, Calypte costae.
Costa's Hummingbird can range from Alaska to Texas, but is mostly a
Southern California, Arizona, Las Vegas and Baja type of bird. It appears like, Costa
hummingbirds will work the flowers all day, while Anna rests in the
In California, Costa Hummingbirds start in the desert areas in early winter and work to the coast, sometimes up to 5000 foot in mountains, they hang around the coastal areas, then move back to the desert. Some Migrate down into Mexico.
Brood is usually two eggs, one brood per season, incubation 15-18 days, young birds fly at about 20-23 days after first laid as egg.
Costa's hummingbird likes sages
In this old picture a Costa Hummingbird is visiting a Salvia Pozo Blue
Picture quality has really changed, hasn't it?