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Rufous Hummingbird

                 
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Allen's Hummingbirds have narrower tail feathers than Rufous, especially R1-R3 (outer retrices)
Adult male Rufous Hummingbirds R2 has a notched tip or sometimes called "pinched" tip
which most adult females and juvenile males also show.

Good overview of Allen's vs. Rufous Hummingbirds by Sheri Williamson (one of the leading experts on US Hummingbirds):
http://fieldguidetohummingbirds.wordpress.com/2010/09/06/rufous-vs-allens/

Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California) 
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)

Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California) - NOTE notched R2 tail retrice

Rufous (or Allen's?) Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous (or just an Allen's?) Hummingbird -spring male- (California)

Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)

Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)

Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California) Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)

Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)

Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California) Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)

Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)

Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring male- (California) - can you find the hummer?

Rufous Hummingbird -winter female- (Arizona)
Rufous Hummingbird -winter female- (Arizona)

Rufous Hummingbird -winter female- (Arizona)
Rufous Hummingbird -winter female- (Arizona)

Rufous Hummingbird -spring female- (Arizona) Rufous Hummingbird -spring female- (Arizona)
Rufous Hummingbird -spring female- (Arizona)



Learn more about this species: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufous_Hummingbird

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