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Taxonomy: Order Caprimulgiformes >> Family Trochilidae >> Genus Archilochus

Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Unique ID: 485)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
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Species: Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)
Location: Konza Prairie, Kansas, United States
Age: juvenile     Plumage: ---     Activity: flying
Sex: male     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: August 26, 2005
Equipment: Canon EOS 20D and Canon 300mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 0.0

Notes: A juvenile male hovers in front of several trumpet vine blossoms. In ideal lighting, it was possible to see that a couple feathers from the classic red gorget had grown in.


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