Verification of Unusual
Rec. # 2005-02
|Scientific name:||Cynanthus latirostris|
|Length of time observed:||bird was observed for several days|
|Distance to bird:||The bird was coming to our feeder over several days.|
|Optical equipment:||Nikon N65|
|Detailed description of bird:||
We had been seeing the bird, but we were not aware of it being a rare bird.
However, we did take a picture of it.
|Song or call & method of delivery:||none|
|Behavior:||Perched on feeder|
were they eliminated:
Two similar species are the Black-chinned and Broad-tailed Hummingbirds.
reason that I say I believe it to be a Broad-billed are, according to all my
field guides and other books and sources of info, are as
this & similar species:
|We have experience with Black-chinned and Broad-tailed Hummingbirds, two common other similar species in our area.|
Sibley's Guide to Birds, Kauffman's Birds of North America, National Geographic's Field Guide to the Birds of North America, and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Guide to the Birds of North America, Volume 3, among others.
|Description from:||Notes made later|
|Observer:||Jill and Richard Wood|
|Observer's address:||392 W. 300 S. #4, Hyrum, UT 84319|
|Observer's e-mail address:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Other observers who independently identified this bird:|
|Date prepared:||01/02/2005 (General Public)|