I have been visited by male Rufous Hummingbirds for about a week. But, until yesterday, I only managed poor shots of it. The males arrive here first; I trust the females will be along shortly. And maybe some other species. I look forward to it all.

A male Rufous Hummingbird flies by.


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  1. Dufus says:

    Rufous (a name which suggests not just a reddish-brown color but also perhaps a temperament) was followed shortly after by a male Calliope. The streaks of wine-red feathers in the gorget can literally stick out like a stiff Victorian collar.

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