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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens

Observer

pbedell

Date

August 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blue-throated Hummingbird Lampornis clemenciae

Observer

pbedell

Date

August 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

pbedell

Date

August 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri

Observer

pbedell

Date

August 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

September 2, 2014 12:58 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

bbunny

Date

July 4, 2014 10:08 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri

Observer

bbunny

Date

July 4, 2014 10:15 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 22, 2014 03:57 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 22, 2014 03:50 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 22, 2014 04:02 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 24, 2014 05:17 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

bbunny

Date

September 1, 2014 10:16 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Hummingbirds are birds that constitute the family Trochilidae. They are among the smallest of birds, most species measuring in the 7.5–13 cm (3–5 in) range. Indeed, the smallest extant bird species is a hummingbird, the 5-cm Bee Hummingbird. They hover in mid-air by rapidly flapping their wings 12–80 times per second (depending on the species). They are known as hummingbirds because of the humming sound created by their beating wings, which sometimes sounds like bees or other insects....

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