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Black-chinned Hummingbird (female)
Black Chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri) Female, species sexually dimorphic. Hummingbirds are a primary pollinator of Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens). Photographed this female foraging on Ocotillo in an urban setting with the surrounding area being over grazed desert grassland of the Chihuahuan Desert with scattered cacti and desert shrubs at ca. 1,239 m (4,060 ft) elevation. Marathon, Brewster County, Texas, USA.
Habitat
Urban setting with the surrounding area being over grazed desert grassland of the Chihuahuan Desert with scattered cacti and desert shrubs at ca. 1,239 m (4,060 ft) elevation.
Location
Archilochus alexandr
Date taken
May 2014
Scientific name
Archilochus alexandri
Equipment used
Canon
That is such a cute wee bird, captured brilliantly, savoring nectar in hovering mode; fantastic colors and lighting too, Stanley!!
 

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North America
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Stanley Jones
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