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#1 zenaq15

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:21 AM

I was wondering if someone could please tell me what type of hummingbird this is.

#2 Isabeliever

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:26 AM

Amazing picture. Did you take this?

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#3 jdeitsch

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:42 AM

Where did you take this? I believe it's a Anna's Hummingbird!

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#4 zenaq15

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:45 AM

Yes I did take it :) . The photo was taken in mid November in Phoenix AZ

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:47 AM

that photo is perfect. nice capture. not exp. enough w/hummers to make a suggestion though.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 04:03 AM

I agree, it's a Male Anna's Hummingbird. The shape of the gorget, and the iridescent feathering extending behind the eye, are diagnostic for this species.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 06:19 PM

Thanks for the id





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