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Hello again,

I need help with another identification. My bird app says this hummingbird could be one of three species: Anna's, Costa's, or Black-chinned. I think it's an Anna's Hummingbird but the yellow in the beak is throwing me a curve.

Location: Atascadero, CA

Where: At Feeder

Date: 10/25/2019

I hope someone can help me out with this one.

Thanks in advance.

 

 

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Yes, this is a male Anna's. Note the red head (hard to see in this picture due to lighting), short wings, and lack of buff. This individual just has some pollen stuck on its beak.

Male Costa's Hummingbirds would have a purple gorget that extends farther down the neck.

Male Black-chinned Hummingbirds would be sleeker overall and have a purple gorget just limited to the throat.

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2 minutes ago, akandula said:

Yes, this is a male Anna's. Note the red head (hard to see in this picture due to lighting), short wings, and lack of buff. This individual just has some pollen stuck on its beak.

Male Costa's Hummingbirds would have a purple gorget that extends farther down the neck.

Male Black-chinned Hummingbirds would be sleeker overall and have a purple gorget just limited to the throat.

Thank you!!!

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