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Rufous Hummingbird

Selasphorus rufus

Notes:

Caught this little one resting in my cherry tree. Humming bird, 7cm, not sure which kind this is?



2 Species ID Suggestions

Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Selasphorus platycercus Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Selasphorus rufus


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5 Comments

Glen Marks
Glen Marks 6 years ago

Thank you KathleenMcEachern! That is what I figured it might be too but just wasn't too sure. Haven't seen it since that day.

Hi Glen - sorry I should have seen this sooner. There is only a minute chance that this is not a Rufous Hummingbird female or juvenile. There are a few Anna's Hummingbirds around our area now so it could be that, but I don't think so.

Glen Marks
Glen Marks 6 years ago

I should say, Mother Nature thanks you :).

Glen Marks
Glen Marks 6 years ago

Thank you Kerry!

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Sweet little bird Glen

Glen Marks
Spotted by
Glen Marks

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Lat: 49.19, Long: -122.84

Spotted on Jun 4, 2013
Submitted on Jun 5, 2013

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