Top 10 Largest Hummingbirds In World
Sword-Billed Hummingbird: are one of the most unusual species as they have an extremely long bill, hence their name. While they have a total length of 5.5 inches, their bill actually makes up most.
Violet Sabrewing:is a stunning bird with males having violet bodies and green backs and wings. Females are green on their back and wings and grey on their bellies and breast.
Swallow-Tailed Hummingbird: is another species that is best known for its unique tail which is forked and has the same shape as a swallow’s tail. These hummingbirds are found mainly near to rivers.
Marvelous Spatuletail:hummingbird really does live up to its name as it is one of the most unique and fascinating hummingbirds around. Reaching lengths of around 5.9 inches.
Tooth-Billed Hummingbird: live in the humid forest regions of Colombia, Ecuador, and Panama and reach lengths of 5.5 inches. Their name comes from their bill which is long and straight but has small
Rivoli’s Hummingbird:is found in mountainous forests and canyons across south west America, Honduras, and Nicaragua. They can reach lengths of 5.25 inches and have a wingspan of around 7 inches.
Long-Billed Hermit: are another species of hummingbird that has an unusually long beak, although not as long as that of the sword-billed hummingbird. The species is dark green with blue-green wings.
Long-Tailed Sylph: is emerald green with a blue throat and tail and is found in the tropical forests of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.
Giant Hummingbird: is the giant hummingbird which can reach a length of 9.1 inches. Preferring to live in forests and on scrubland, they are widespread across Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador.
Green-Crowned: which can reach a length of around 5.1 inches for males with females being slightly smaller. Found mainly in forests in the mountain regions of the Caribbean, these hummingbirds.