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Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Selasphorus platycerus

males

The male Broad-tailed Hummingbird has green upperparts with a dirty-white central belly and breast. His throat is an iridescent rose-red, which at some times may appear black.

females

The female Broad-tailed hummingbird has green upperparts with dirty-white underparts, pale buffy flanks and rufous at the base of her outer tail feathers.

notesWhile in flight, the wings of the male Broad-tailed Hummingbird make a distinct buzzing sound.

perching

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