- Common Name: Rivoli's Hummingbird
- Scientific Name: Eugenes fulgens
- Date Taken: August 2018
- Location: Green Valley, Arizona.
- Photographer: Jan Fletcher
Formerly known as the Magnificent Hummingbird,
which was split into two species. The second largest
hummingbird in the U.S., it is found from the
southwestern U.S. to Nicaragua. Arizona and New Mexico
are the northern limits of its breeding range,
where it is found in forested mountains at medium to
high elevations. It Prefers dry pine–oak forests.
Its nests are often constructed high up in trees
that overhang streams. Its basic life history is