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Texas Hummingbird Roundup
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Wildlife Division
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744
(512) 389-4644


Texas Hummingbird Roundup:
Calliope (Stellula calliope)

Calliope Hummingbird
(Stellula calliope)
Artwork © 2005 TPWD

This smallest of North American birds is tiny with a short tail and short bill. They are found in Texas primarily during migration, but can spend the winter in some cases. During migration they are found in both mountain and lowland habitats while wintering birds are generally found in lowlands and forests. It has been recorded in every region except south Texas.

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