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 Post subject: Orange Billed Anna's hummingbird?
PostPosted: Aug 23 3:17 pm 
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Found a hummingbird hanging around a friend's feeeder. Seems like it should be an Anna's hummingbird, but the orange bill doesn't fit the description. Nor any other hummingbird types in the area. Anyone know what it might be?

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In Langford BC.

Low quality photo - phone through binoculars through window screen


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 Post subject: Re: Orange Billed Anna's hummingbird?
PostPosted: Sep 16 5:58 pm 
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Besides the bill, this bird looks perfect for pure Anna's Hummingbird, including plumage and body structure. I believe this picture is a case of harsh lighting from below shining at the bill, or nectar/pollen layering on the outside of the bill, therefore "changing" the colour, or a combination of both. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Orange Billed Anna's hummingbird?
PostPosted: Sep 19 5:36 am 
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Thanks Logan, good to see you here!

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