Hummingbirds are New World birds that constitute the family Trochilidae. They
are among the smallest of birds, most species measuring 7.5–13 cm (3–5 in).
Indeed, the smallest extant bird...
Hummingbird: Theer are 338 species of hummingbirds classified in Apodiformes:
Trochilidae; all occur in the Western Hemisphere.
The phylogenetic tree above shows the classification of the Ruby-Throated
Hummingbird. It begins with the hummingbird's broadest classification, the
The hummingbird family is very large, with over 330 species and 115 genera,
mostly south of the U.S. Hummingbirds are found only in the Western
Hummingbird Classification. All hummingbirds are in the kingdom Animalia,
phylum Chordata, class Aves, order Apodiformes and family Trochilidae. Only
Hummingbirds(Order: APODIFORMES, Family: TROCHILIDAE) ... database
includes 584 of the more than 700 regularly occurring North American bird
Scientists arrange birds in a logical order by placing them in a taxonomic list.
Birds are in a class called Aves. Below this level are Orders, Families, Genus and
There are between 325 and 340 species of hummingbird, depending on
taxonomic views, and these are divided into two subfamilies: (1)
Phaethornithinae (the ...
Taxonomic Source(s): del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and ...
The population trend appears to be increasing, and hence the species does not ...
ib.berkeley.edu/labs/mcguire/McGuire et al.HummerTax_2009.pdf
genetic estimate for 151 hummingbird species, we provide an expanded informal
... hummingbird taxonomy that includes, as major groupings, the Hermits ...