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Migrant or Resident?
In Louisiana and other Gulf Coast states with wintering hummingbirds, it is confusing to distinguish between a newly arrived ruby-throated hummingbird migrant and a wintering bird. Only bird-banders have the opportunity to capture and examine birds up close to look for clues.

Hummingbird and Distribution Map
Photo: Laura Erickson

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