Allen’s Hummingbird Female & Fledgling

Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin) female in flight approaching fledgling for feeding, Rancho Bernardo, California. July 2020.

I hope hummingbirds read Wikipedia - because according to the information there, this must be a Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin). Wikipedia also says that the females are extremely difficult to differentiate from Rufous Hummingbirds (Selasphorus rufous) - except for the range! Since we're here in San Diego, and a chick/fledgling would indicate "breeding", this must … Continue reading Allen’s Hummingbird Female & Fledgling