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

Comments for Unknown Hummingbird.

Click here to add your own comments

Jul 21, 2011
Rufous Hummingbird
by: Judy-Seattle

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

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Please, please, please

    Aug 21, 17 01:54 PM

    I keep hearing this bird that I don't remember ever hearing before. I can never get a look at it, but it sounds like it's saying please, please, please....

    Read More

  2. Human

    Aug 15, 17 04:51 PM

    Long Island, New York, August, blue-bird sized, brown-grey body, white head, white beak.

    Read More

  3. Strange salmon colored bird out my window

    Aug 14, 17 03:25 PM

    In 27 summers here in Southern Worcester County Massachusetts, I have never seen a bird like this. There were two of them in a crabapple outside my kitchen

    Read More