Jul 011999
 

Allen’s Hummingbird ALHU

After hatch year female Allen’s Hummingbird taken in my backyard.

Allen's Hummingbird after hatch year female

Allen’s Hummingbird after hatch year female

The following composite shows hatch year Rufous Hummingbird R5 rectrix compared to the Allen’s on the lower right.

Rufous vs Allen's (bottom right)

Rufous vs Allen’s (bottom right)

Another view of the tail.

ALHU f 05

Got a second one in the first week of September 2015

Allen's Hummingbird female ALHU

Allen’s Hummingbird female ALHU

Allen’s Hummingbird AHY female ALHU

This is the second Allen’s I have photographed

but is was never confirmed.

Allen's Hummingbird female ALHU

Allen’s Hummingbird female ALHU

Distinguishing Rufous from Allen’s AHYF by looking at R2.

AHY female Rufous vs Allen's R2

AHY female Rufous vs Allen’s R2

Here is a comparison between Allen’s (left) and Rufous.

ALHU vs RUHU

ALHU vs RUHU

 

Allen’s Hummingbird hatch year male

Allen's Hummingbird ALHU HYM

Allen’s Hummingbird ALHU HYM

Allen’s Hummingbird ALHU HYM

Allen's Hummingbird ALHU HYM

Allen’s Hummingbird ALHU HYM

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