Rufous Hummingbird Animal Pictures

Selasphorus rufus

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Rufous Hummingbird, sitting on a garden feeder, Denman Island, BC, Canada

Rufous Hummingbird, sitting on a garden feeder
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When feeding at a hummingbird feeders, Rufous hummingbirds like to perch if they can.

A Rufous Hummingbird Eyeing on Nectar

Rufous Hummingbird drinking nectar
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Male Rufous Hummingbirds are brightly colored, with a reddish-orange face.

Young Rufous Hummingbird and nest

Rufous Hummingbird and nest
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Rufous hummingbird females feed the young hummingbirds, who eventually leave the nest and fly around three weeks old.

Flying Rufous Hummingbird - Selasphorus rufus. Hand drawn vector illustration of a hovering male Rufous hummingbird with iridescent orange-red throat patch on transparent background.

Rufous Hummingbird
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They favor red-colored flowers but also eat insects.