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Two Species: Which is Which?
Journey North tracks two hummingbird species: ruby-throat and rufous. Ruby-throated hummingbirds are found in the eastern half of North America. Rufous hummingbirds are most often found in the western half. Which hummingbird — if either — are you more likely to see?

Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Photo: Laura Erickson

Photo: Martin Dollenkamp