Ruby-throated Hummingbird


(Archilochus colubris)

Ruby-throated Hummingbird is the only regularly-occurring hummingbird species east of the Mississippi River. Its western counterpart is the Black-chinned Hummingbird, which is very similar except for its  purple gorget that more often appears black.

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