Hummingbirds are some of the most beloved birds across the Western Hemisphere, including in the Rockies. It comes as no surprise. With their stunning plumage, impressive flight capabilities, feisty attitudes, and remarkable migratory feats, hummingbirds are truly fascinating. Here in the Rockies region, there are four species of hummingbird: the Broad-tailed and Rufous hummingbirds are the most common with Calliope and Black-chinned hummingbirds seen in smaller numbers. Learn more about these enchanting birds, their importance to the ecosystem, and how to attract them to your own backyard with our hummingbird resources below.
Rufous Hummingbird. Photo: Tom Koerner/USFWS
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