[CT Birds] Can you identify Allen's and Rufous Hummingbirds in the field?

julian hough jrhough1 at snet.net
Mon Nov 21 11:40:17 EST 2011


A Rufous Hummingbird that visited a private residence provided some nice  
challenging identification issues on the subject of western  selasphorus-types, 
specifically the separation of Allen's and Rufous. 

Check my blog for details and photos at:
http://naturescapeimages.wordpress.com/2011/11/21/19th-november-selasphorus-saturday-rufous-or-allens/


Julian Hough,
New Haven, CT



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