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Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Selasphorus platycercus


I spent about an hour in the yard close to a trumpet bush trying to catch the local population of hummingbirds feeding. It was getting dark, and I was about to give up...when this one practically posed for me as it came in for a quick feed. After this shot, my day was done.


This was taken in an urban area, surrounded by the Mojave Desert

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Jim Nelson
Spotted by
Jim Nelson

Nevada, USA

Lat: 36.10, Long: -115.25

Spotted on Jul 8, 2014
Submitted on Mar 12, 2015

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