Female Black-chinned Hummingbird - Click To Enlarge

Female Black-chinned Hummingbird

A few days ago I published photos of a Black-chinned male Hummingbird, now I found a few shots of a female.

Female Black-chinned Hummingbird - Click To Enlarge
Female Black-chinned Hummingbird – Click To Enlarge

If you compare this image to one of a Ruby-throated you will see the difference immediately. Here the female has no coloring or markings at all across her front body.

Female Black-chinned Hummingbird - Click To Enlarge
Female Black-chinned Hummingbird – Click To Enlarge

I’m getting good at this! Well, page 250 in my handbook has helped as well as a long Sigma 500mm lens.

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