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Hummingbirds Rufous Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird

Selasphorus rufus

males

The male Rufous Hummingbird is predominantly brownish orange with the exception of his white collar and red-orange iridescent throat.

females

The female Rufous Hummingbird has green upperparts with a brownish orange tail and sides. Her mid-belly is white, as is her throat which also contains iridescent dots on it.

notes

The Rufous is the most aggressive species of hummingbirds, defending small feeding territories on migration stops.

perching

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Hummingbird Feed Prefrences

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