This is a Plain-capped Starthroat hummingbird.


This photo was taken from the Arizona Field Ornithologist’s website
Plain-capped Starthroat” (Heliomaster constantii), Paton’s yard in Patagonia, Santa Cruz County, AZ.

Plain capped Startthroat

This Plain-capped Starthroat was discovered on 24 September 2013 by John Saba and photographed by James Rejzek on 28 September 2013.
Rare summer visitor to SE Arizona. Becoming more regular, annual since 2007 This is at least the third one reported this year.
Large dull colored hummingbird, long bill, bold white and dark facial markings, grayish gorget narrow at chin with dark red near bottom, whitish midline on grayish underparts, white tipped tail feathers, white on lower back and rump.”

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