ID this hummingbird

by Patricia Weigel
(San Marcos,TX USA)

1" tan with white upside down v stripes on it's body

a downward curving beak, absolutely tiny,
looks like a large moth with hummingbird wings
I am in South Central Texas

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Mar 24, 2013
Female Calliope
by: Michael Mackenzie

Sounds like you might be describing a female Calliope Hummingbird, but they're not supposed to be in Texas.

Mar 24, 2013
moth?
by: Anonymous

maybe it is a moth - there is a species of hawk moth that is like a tiny humming bird - it's as you describe it in colour the wings beat so fast it makes that same humming sound ...

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