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Selasphorus hummer sighting

Posted by hawkeye_wx z5 east-central IA (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 28, 13 at 10:19

I had a female selasphorus hummer(probably rufous) visit my feeders the last couple days. This is a first for me. This hummer had obvious rufous coloring on its sides down to its rump along with a strong central gorget patch. Its back was green. It appeared the topside of the tail was mostly green, but I never got a great look at the tail feathers. It certainly wasn't an adult male or female ruby-throated. I hope this hummer comes through my yard again in fall as well as next spring.

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RE: Selasphorus hummer sighting

were they at feeders then? I wonder where she was on her way to. Neat to see different hummers!

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