Giant Hummingbird (image) University of California - Berkeley Share Print E-Mail Caption A Giant Hummingbird (Patagona gigas), the largest of the hummingbirds, photographed in Peru. The Giant Hummingbird, one of the nine principal lineages of hummingbirds, is found between sea level and 4,800 meters (15,700 feet) elevation in the South American Andes, from Colombia to Chile and Argentina. Credit Jimmy McGuire, UC Berkeley Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.