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Anna's Hummingbird

Calypta anna


This picture gave me a new perspective into the way a hummingbirds eyes look. Winter plumage. That is why so chubby.

1 species ID suggestions

Liam 7 years ago
Anna's Hummingbird
Calypte anna Anna's Hummingbird


CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

It's difficult to catch the red! I found I have to have the camera in burst mode to even have a chance. They're so cute when they're pudgy :)

Hema 7 years ago

I am usually used to seeing an oval structure with white behind.
Thnx Cindy.
I love these birds . Right now they are in winter plumage and so chubby and adorable. I only wish I could spot them flashing the red ,

CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

Hi Emma, in regards to your comment on my spotting, the second image on this series looks like the eye ball is behind the twig and the white feathers that are under it are showing.

Hema 7 years ago

I am surprised you could ID this one Liam! The eyes are almost like a humans!

California, USA

Lat: 37.25, Long: -119.62

Spotted on Feb 7, 2012
Submitted on Feb 7, 2012

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