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Rufous Hummingbird

Selasphorus rufus

Description:

Adult male: Non-iridescent rufous crown, tail, and sides; back may be rufous, green , or some of each; bright orange-red gorget, white breast. Green-backed Rufous cannot be reliably separated from Allen's in the field without extensive experience and a good view of the spread tailfeathers through a scope. Adult female: Green back and crown, white breast, streaked throat, rufous sides and base of tail feathers, white tips on outer tail feathers. Very similar to female Allen's and Broad-tailed.

Habitat:

Seen in every province in Canada and in every State in USA. Winters in Mexico

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Tania2
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Tania2

Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Jul 28, 2014
Submitted on Jul 29, 2014

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