A beautiful color plate illustration from Ernst Haeckel’s Kunstformen der Natur (1899), showing a variety of hummingbirds.

Hummingbirds (drawn from millinery specimens, body positions are not natural) Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird Male Horned Sungem Male Crimson Topaz Male Red-tailed Comet Male Tufted Coquette Male Sword-billed Hummingbird Buff-tailed Sicklebill Male Dot-eared Coquette Male White-vented Violetear Male Hooded Visorbearer Female Juan Fern√°ndez Firecrown Male Booted Racket-tail.

Haeckel Hummingbirds

Historic Hummingbird illustration from Ernst Haeckel

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