Rufous Hummingbird

About the Rufous Hummingbird
Also known as: Red-backed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird

The Rufous Hummingbird lives across western portions of North America. They summer in Pacific Northwest into Canada and all the way up into Alaska. During migration they travel across the western United States on their way to their wintering grounds in Mexico and Central America.

Male Rufous Hummingbirds have a white breast, an iridescent reddish throat and rufous on the face, back, flanks and tail. They feed on flower nectar and insects caught on the wing.

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