Hummingbird - is this a Rufous?

by Char
(Eugene, Oregon)


this hummingbird is visiting, but looks quite different from others we've had. In particular, it's the solid brown head. Is this a Rufous?


thanks ct

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Mar 14, 2012
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by: Judy-Seattle

Hi Char! How neat to see a Rufous at your feeder! All winter we had a couple of Anna's Hummers at our feeder. Seeing your Rufous gives me hope that spring will soon be here.

Mar 13, 2012
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by: Susan

Yes, It certainly looks like one.

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