Unknown Hummingbird.

by Andrzej
(Newcastle Australia)

Calliope Hummingbird ?

Calliope Hummingbird ?

Calliope Hummingbird ? Calliope Hummingbird ? Calliope Hummingbird ? ???

I took this photo on the 5th June 2008 at Clearwater, BC Canada. We were told at the restaurant that they were Calliope, but on checking in the bird book (Kaufman) and on the Internet that does not appear to be correct.

There was also another bird at the feeder that I also cannot identify.

Comment
That is a Rufous Hummingbird. Sadly, they leave British Columbia in July and start heading south to Mexico. The other bird looks like a sparrow
Hope you enjoyed B.C.
Susan

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Jul 21, 2011
Rufous Hummingbird
by: Judy-Seattle

That's right Susan! And we are enjoying your Rufouses now at our feeder near Seattle! :-)

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