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ruby-throated hummingbird

Archilochus colubris


a small bird eats nectar from flowers, the males have a ruby-colored throat. And the females have a white throat.


Gardens, wood edges. Summers in a variety of semi-open habitats, including open woods, clearings, and edges in forest, gardens, city parks. Winters mostly in rather open or dry tropical scrub, not usually in the rain forest. Migrants may pause in any open habitat with flowers.


it is a female. she is sitting on a feeder.

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on Apr 24, 2016
Submitted on Mar 10, 2020

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