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Lower Clearfork Swamp
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Caprimulgiformes > Trochilidae

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Archilochus colubris

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Only species of hummingbird that breeds in eastern U.S. and Canada. Found in a variety of wooded and brushy habitats. Males have red-and-black throat, greenish upperparts, dingy whitish belly, and dark tail. Females are green above and whitish below, lacking buffy-orange tones underneath. Readily comes to sugar water feeders and flower gardens.

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