Can anyone identify this hummer? (large picture)

craftlady07(5b/6a)June 12, 2010

I'm clueless when it comes to birds, but I do know I LOVE hummingbrids :)

I was laying in my hammock this afternoon with my camera in hand and snapped a few pictures of this little friend. Can anyone indetify him/her? It had an iridescent back, I'm not sure if that helps or not.

Also, how can you tell the difference between male and females?

Thank you,


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Since you're in PA, it's most likely a female Ruby-throated.

Female Ruby-throated hummer...

Male Ruby-throated hummer...

    Bookmark   June 12, 2010 at 11:35PM
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Thank you!! I think I need to get one of those feeders that they can sit and drink from - what great shots you have!! :)

    Bookmark   June 12, 2010 at 11:41PM
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