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Merlin Bird ID

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    Blue-throated Hummingbird Identification

    Adult Description

    Small bird; large hummingbird. Dull plumage overall, except for adult male's blue throat. Green above, with gray underparts. White stripes on face.

    Immature Description

    Juvenile resembles adult female, but with buffy edging on most feathers, especially on crown and rump.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.3-4.7 in (11-12 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.3 oz (8.1-8.6 g)