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Allen Humming bird



Orange shiny feathers,pointy,narrow tail.


Palomar mtn.


We found it dead on our porch!

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Hi joelenetamm and welcome to Project Noah! Poor bird! Here in So-Cal, we have both the Allen's and Rufous hummingbirds that look like this. They're very difficult to differentiate but one of the key factors in identification are the outermost tail feathers. Do you have an image showing the tip of the tail? The Allen's has narrow tail feathers where the Rufous are wide. Here's a link that compares the two: Good luck!

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California, USA

Spotted on Aug 7, 2012
Submitted on Aug 8, 2012

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