Allen’s Hummingbird

Allen's Hummingbird

Allen’s Hummingbird, also known by its scientific name of Selasphorus sasin, is a small bird primarily found in coastal areas.

It grow to be around 3.5 inches in length and male can be spotted by their green back and forehead, with rust-colored rufous flanks, rump, and tail.

It’s diet consists of nectar and insects and it likes to reside in brushy woods, gardens, and California meadows.

The Allen’s Hummingbird is named after American collector and taxidermist Charles Andrew Allen.

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Allen's Hummingbird