There are seventeen species of hummingbird that currently reside in North America. The link below contains the list and information/pictures on each. Although, within the whole Trochilidae (Hummingbird Family), there are 339 species and 116 genera.
Hummingbirds can suck a load of pollen into their beak 13 times per second. Here is a photo of a steely-vented hummingbird. Its multiple colors make it one of my favorites.
Photo credit: http://animals.howstuffworks.com/birds/hummingbird-sex.htm
There are approximately 340 species of hummingbirds. New species are being discovered. Most live in South america, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean .There are only 28 species of hummingbirds in Norht America.
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