Date: 3/14/17 1:43 pm
From: Eric <elabato...>
Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] Hummingbird - Easthampton
I'll do that, but there are indications that this might be a hoax. It looks like the photographer took an old picture and photoshopped in some snow.


https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1844179849175212&set=gm.1235885289852167&type=3&theater


Eric Labato




From: Sean Williams
Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 4:12 PM
To: Eric
Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] Hummingbird - Easthampton


Hi Eric,

"Western Massachusetts Bird Photography" yields no results when searching groups on Facebook. Could you provide a link to the photo? Or save it and attach it?



Thanks,
Sean


On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 4:05 PM, Eric <elabato...> wrote:

Somebody has posted a photo of a Hummingbird in the Western Massachusetts Bird Photography Facebook Group. The photographer reports the image was taken today in Easthampton, MA.

To me it looks like a female Ruby-throated but I know female Black-chinned is very similar.

Eric Labato
Malden, MA
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Sean M. Williams
PhD
Department of Integrative Biology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
www.msu.edu/~will2424

 
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