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Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri)

Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Archilochus
Species: alexandri


This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Chandler, Arizona
Cotati, California
Gainesville, Florida
Montpelier, Idaho
Las Vegas, Nevada
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
Chickasha, Oklahoma
Austin, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Gainesville, Texas
New Braunfels, Texas
San Antonio, Texas (2 reports)
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Members' Notes:


On Mar 28, 2016, AFinSD from San Diego, CA wrote:

Saw this species of hummingbird, along with others, feeding from a hummingbird feeder at an Indian reservation in Southern California.

I love all hummies, so of course I am giving it a positive review!


On Jun 25, 2013, kaththom wrote:

I love these little hummers. They arrive in Albuquerque in mid-May, and stay around through September. I have feeders up, and love to watch them at the butterfly bush, trumpet vine, and cherry sage, all of which they seem to love. Even when I cannot see them, I can hear them twittering around when I am outside. I could not think of anything to say about them that is not positive. They are delightful.


On Jul 27, 2011, friedaroy from New Braunfels, TX wrote:

I enjoy watching these little guys, they are not bothered by us at all. From what I have noticed they prefer to be in pairs, if you see one, there is usually another close behind. They are very territorial, I have one that sits in my tree and guards it like it were Fort Knox, I have seen run off all sorts of birds.