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Hummer ID

Posted by debbie321 Texas (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 9, 08 at 1:10

Hello, I am new to the forum and have a question:
I have these Hummers here, I cant decide if they are Black throat or Ruby Throat
Any ideas
img=srcBlack Throat Hummer
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RE: Hummer ID

I live in Texas and the red throated hummers have a very definate color on the throat. I think that yours are the black throated variety.


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RE: Hummer ID

OK thanks! I thought that was what they were.
I havent seen any red throats - wish I DID!!!


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RE: Hummer ID

You can check out hummingbirds.net for photos of various species of hummingbirds. They also tell you which types you can hope to see in your region.

Lorna


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