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Swifts

Swifts - Family Apodidae

Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica. Breeder. Common in spring, summer, and fall in all regions. Found in open areas, especially around human habitations. Low Conservation Concern.

Hummingbirds - Family Trochilidae

Green Violet-ear Colibri thalassinus. Accidental.

Buff-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia yucatanensis. Occasional in fall, winter, and spring in Gulf Coast region.

Blue-throated Hummingbird Lampornis clemenciae. Accidental. Hypothetical.

Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens. Accidental.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris. Breeder. Common in spring, summer, and fall, and rare in winter in Gulf Coast regions. In other regions, common in spring, summer, and fall. Found in woodlands, gardens, along forest edges, and at feeders. Low Conservation Concern.

Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri. Rare in winter, spring, and fall in all regions. Found in open woodlands, parks, and gardens.

Anna’s Hummingbird Calypte anna. Accidental.

Calliope Hummingbird Stellula calliope. Occasional in late fall, winter, and early spring in Gulf Coast, Inland Coastal Plain, and Mountain regions.

Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus. Occasional in late fall, winter, and early spring, mainly in Gulf Coast region.

Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus. Rare to uncommon in winter, spring, and fall in Gulf Coast region. In other regions, rare in winter, spring, and fall. Found in suburban gardens and at feeders.

Allen’s Hummingbird Selasphorus sasin. Occasional in fall and winter in all regions. Found in suburban gardens and at feeders.

References Cited:

Mirarchi. Ralph E., ed. 2004. Alabama Wildlife, Volume One.  A Checklist of Vertebrates and Selected Invertebrates: Aquatic Mollusks, Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals.  The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL. 209 pp.

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