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Friday, June 22, 2012

Bird Profile - Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

Scientific Name: Archilochus colubris.
Length: 3-3/4 inches.
Wingspan: 4-1/2 inches.
Markings: Red Throat for males.Females no red throat
Nest: Cup shaped nest size of a walnut.Lays 1 -2 (rarely 3)
Song: Rapid Chipping
Habitat:Gardens with nectar rich flowers
Diet: Nectar, small insects, and tree sap.

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