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Anna's hummingbird (female)

Calypte anna


Both sexes are metallic green with pale grey underparts and darker wings. The female and immature males may look similar. Females have a brown throat and a pale line above the eye.


Spotted in my backyard. Residential yard with large trees and understory that attracts birds.


Range along the west coast of North America.

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Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro a month ago

A beautiful little guy. And tough too, it seems...

Brian38 a month ago

Thanks for commenting Neil and Mark. Yes Mark the ones that live near the Puget Sound are year-round.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a month ago

Wow do they hang around in winter?

Brian38 a month ago

Thanks again, Neil.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a month ago

Beautiful. That's a lovely bird, Brian. Nice pics too!

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Federal Way, Washington, United States

Spotted on Feb 14, 2021
Submitted on Feb 21, 2021

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