Posts Tagged ‘Selasphorus sasin’

The Long-Tongued Hummingbirds of Golden Gate Park

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

This little Allen’s hummingbird (Selasphorus sasinresides in the San Francisco Botanical Garden (nee Strybing Arboretum) in Golden Gate Park. He’s just like this little guy, but the one below really likes to stick out his tongue.

Up to twelve times a second. See?

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The Cute Allen’s Hummingbirds of Golden Gate Park

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

This little Allen’s hummingbird (Selasphorus sasinresides in the San Francisco Botanical Garden (nee Strybing Arboretum) in Golden Gate Park.

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What with the green back and rusty coloring it could be a Rufous Hummingbird, but I wouldn’t know the difference.

Oh well.

This Tiny Allen’s Hummingbird in Golden Gate Park is Trying to Impress You

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

A male Allen’s Hummingbird uses sunlight to show off his iridescent orange-red mantle at the Strybing Arboretum / San Francisco Botanical Garden .

It’s his way of saying “we bad” to other Allen’s Hummingbirds.

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