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Black-chinned Hummingbird (Female)
27-JAN-2014 Lejun

Black-chinned Hummingbird (Female)

Copyright Lewis Scharpf

Archilochus alexandri
Adult Female
Distinguished from the Ruby-throated Hummingbird (A. colubris) by
wing shape. The tips of the wing are broad and curved compared to
the narrow and straight tips of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird.
In addition, the crown of this bird was gray compared to the crown
of the Ruby-throat which is usually green (According to Sibley)
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Weslaco, Texas

Nikon D800 ,AF-S VR II NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED
1/200s f/13.0 at 600.0mm iso1000 full exif

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