Violet-crowned (Amazilia violiceps)
and Broad-billed (Cynanthus latirostris)
is so rare that it has only been documented once before.
This unique bird was discovered a couple years ago at Boyce Thompson Arboretum where it continues to be seen regularly.
These photos were taken on December 18, 2007 and September 23, 2007.
Although some closely related species of hummingbirds (like Anna's and Costa's) interbreed occasionally, the combination of