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Which hummingbird? Central Texas (1 Viewer)

HelenB

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We are getting a lot of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds coming through on their southbound migration, but I don't think this one is a Ruby-throat. I am thinking it might be a female Black-chinned, because of the long wings with the rounded end shape. I am located in south Central Texas, USA.

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HelenB
 

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nartreb

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Just going by the illustrations in my books, but I'd agree. Also, your exact location may help. The two species' ranges overlap at about the longitude of San Antonio, but by the time you get to, say, Eagle Pass, black-chinned is much more likely.
 
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