A Scrapbook of Bird Identifications - Hummingbirds

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Ruby-throated Hummingbird

female feeding (note tongue extending into nectar in feeder)

female (white throat); most common hummingbird east of the Rockies

rare show of tolerance; usually very territorial about feeders, often participating in extended aerial dogfights

hummingbirds have unique mode of flight

male (ruby throat often appears orange or yellow depending on light)


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