rufous hummingbird


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rufous hummingbird

n.
A small hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) of western North America, having rufous upper parts and an iridescent red throat in the male.
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Celebrate the Annual Return of the Rufous Hummingbird and Help Them Survive the Harsh Spring
The doddle features a fluttering Rufous Hummingbird hovering over two flowers that make up the double-o in 'Google and when it is clicked and later changes to a hardworking dung-beetle rolling a manure ball around five times its size, the Daily Express reported.
Google's animated Earth Day 2014 doodle feature creatures like Moon jellyfish, puffer fish, dung beetle, veiled chameleon, Japanese macaque, and the rufous hummingbird.
The dive and shuttle displays of the Calliope Hummingbird appear to be used in a manner that is very similar to the way the Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) uses the same components of its territorial display.
Among the non-listed species we're studying are the rufous hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus), white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica), and monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus).
I find a rufous hummingbird on the floor of a greenhouse, sense a redshifting along the radial string of a web.
We provide the first report of overlap nesting in two other species, the Calliope Hummingbird (Stellula calliope) and Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus).
But the rare rufous hummingbird has caused the most intriguing discussions.
The most common hummingbird in Oregon, the Rufous hummingbird, will migrate no matter what you do with your feeder.
Four of these bird species are found in Oregon, including the rufous hummingbird, whose numbers fell by 79 percent.
Regulation of food supply by feeding territoriality in the Rufous Hummingbird.
Another error appears in Figure 23, where breeding and winter ranges, and migration routes, are shown for both Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) and Ruby-throated Hummingbird.