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

Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Unique ID: 692)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
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Species: Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)
Location: Konza Prairie, Kansas, United States
Age: adult     Plumage: basic/year-round     Activity: perching/standing
Sex: female     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: August 20, 2006
Equipment: Canon EOS 30D and Canon 300mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 0.0

Notes: This female hummingbird ruffled her feathers inside the trumpet vine bloom that she also found to be a suitable perch. The background is a blurred limestone barn that dates back over 150 years.


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