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Rufous Hummingbird Migration

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From the time they arrive in May until they leave in early August, Bullock’s orioles (Icterus bullockii) use the hummingbird feeder outside my kitchen window with nary a hummingbird to be seen. Their bright orange and yellow plumage add color … Continue reading

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Rufous Hummingbird Encounter

While hiding behind a ponderosa pine trunk watching the osprey repair their nest recently, I had an interesting, and most unexpected, encounter with a rufous hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus). I was totally alone and the only sounds were the calls of … Continue reading

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