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Adult Male
The ruby-red patch on the throat, called the gorget, reveals the identity of this adult male Ruby-throated Hummingbird. What other field markings or unique features does this photo show? Did you notice that one of his feathers appears to be missing?
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Laura Erickson

 

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