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Allen's or Rufous - San Angelo Tx (1 Viewer)


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It's winding down....last couple weeks the hummers have been showing up in spurts.

The Black-chinned are long gone, only seeing Ruby-throated until today when this gal showed up.

I'm thinking Allen's due to the orange eyebrow and white breast. Could be wishful thinking..!!..??

Appreciate the help.


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KC Foggin

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I'm leaning towards Rufous. I think Allen's would be out of your range but not unheard of.


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Rufous are fairly common migrants and winter residents in Texas now, while Allen's are still very rare. This looks like a young female, which are essentially identical, and tricky to tell apart even in the hand.
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