48 Greatest Hummingbird Tattoos of All Time

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This sprawling spirograph.

Geometric Hummingbird Tattoo by Erika

If you didn’t have a spirograph set as a kid, your childhood was enormously incomplete. Spirographs were a kind of open stencil with another circular stencil placed inside that when moved in conjunction with a pencil formed a geometric shape made up of one continuous line (see above image). Please excuse the crude explanation. (Photo: Erika)

This watercolor thigh piece.

Watercolor Hummingbird Tattoo Design


This adorable ruby-throated hummingbird tattoo.

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Tattoo by Lazer Liz

Fun fact: The average ruby-throated hummingbird weighs less than a US nickel. A nickel weighs just 4.5 grams. (Photo: Lazer Liz)

This feeding bird.

Hummingbird Tattoo Design by Nick Hart

Hummingbirds don’t suck nectar through their beaks. Instead they use their tiny forked-tongue to lap the nectar up at lightening fast speeds. (Photo: Nick Hart)

This baby hummingbird wrist tattoo.

Baby Hummingbird Tattoo on Wrist by Mustang Carmona

Hummingbirds are often called “The jewels of summer,” or “The jewels of the jungle.” (Photo: Mustang Carmona)

This tiny ankle tattoo.

Hummingbird Ankle Tattoo by Anna Yershova

Pictured above is a species of hummingbird known as the booted racket-tail. It gets it’s name from the short white feathers adorning it’s feet and it’s long, spindly tail featuring paddle-like feather arrangements on the tips. (Photo: Anna Yershova)

This fantastic watercolor work.

Watercolor Hummingbird Tattoo Design by Hami Iffy-Négyökrű

(Photo: Hami Iffy-Négyökrű)

This large side tattoo.

Hummingbird Tatto on Side by Dynoz

By far the largest design on the list, this fantastic abstract-esque work covers almost the entire side of the subjects torso. (Photo: Dynoz)

This monochromatic wrist tattoo.

Hummingbird Tattoo on Wrist by Doctor Woo

This tiny detailed wrist tattoo looks as if it could fly off the wrist at any second. (Photo: Doctor Woo)

These dazzling drips.

Watercolor Hummingbird Tattoo on Back by Ewa Sroka

A spectacular watercolor hummingbird tattoo accented with trailing drips of various colors. Fun fact: The hummingbird has 325 different known species, yet only 8 of those permanently reside in the US.  (Photo: Ewa Sroka)