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Very small, rufous colored hummingbird with green back and top of head. Mature adults reach only 3 to 3½ inches (75 to 90 mm) in length. The tail feathers are dark on the pointed tips. The gorget is bright orange if the light hits the feathers right. Below that is white. When they fly, there is a buzzing-sound that's different than other hummingbirds in this area.
Backyard feeding on Bird of Paradise plant
Spotted on Nov 30, 2013
Submitted on Dec 1, 2013
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