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Rufous Hummingbird
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Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Trochiliformes
Family Trochilidae
Genus Selasphorus
Species S. rufus

 The feistiest hummingbird in North America. The brilliant orange male and the green-and-orange female Rufous are relentless attackers at flowers and feeders, going after (if not always defeating) even the large hummingbirds of the Southwest, which can be double their weight. Rufous Hummingbirds are wide-ranging, and breed farther north than any other hummingbird. Look for them in spring in California, summer in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, and fall in the Rocky Mountains as they make their annual circuit of the West.

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