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Can anyone identify this hummer? (large picture)

Posted by craftlady07 5b/6a (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 12, 10 at 22:05

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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RE: Can anyone identify this hummer? (large picture)

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

Female Ruby-throated hummer...


Male Ruby-throated hummer...


RE: Can anyone identify this hummer? (large picture)

Thank you!! I think I need to get one of those feeders that they can sit and drink from - what great shots you have!! :)

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