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Identify Adult Female Anna's Hummingbirds

Medium size between 3.5"-4".  Female Anna's are easily confused with other hummingbirds.  Female Annas lack rufus in the tail feathers and medium straight black bill helps with identification. Female crown is dull green, and gorget is grayish with some mottling which may include varying shades of irridencent rosey -red.  White or gray over the eye and iridencent bronzy green to green back, breast is grayish white with green spots. Has an overall dusky appearance.  Tail is broad amd rounded with band of dull gray green black, R3-5 are tipped with white.

Identify Adult Female Anna's Hummingbirds