Broad-billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris)

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Plumage

Adult male: Dark green back, crown, and breast, bright metallic blue gorget, bright red-orange bill with black tip.

Adult female: Green back and crown, unmarked gray throat and breast, red-orange bill, white tips on outer tail feathers.

 

Distribution

Observed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Ontario. Winters in Mexico.

 

This one was photographed in Southern Arizona using 5 manual external flash units powered down just above a hummingbird feeder. Hope you enjoy it.

 

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Taken on April 7, 2010