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Anna's Hummingbird Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Tiny among birds, Anna’s are medium-sized and stocky for a hummingbird. They have a straight, shortish bill and a fairly broad tail. When perched, the tail extends beyond the wingtips.

    Relative Size

    Very slightly larger than a Rufous Hummingbird

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 3.9 in (10 cm)
      • Weight: 0.1-0.2 oz (3-6 g)
      • Wingspan: 4.7 in (12 cm)