Male Ruby Throated Hummingbird

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The ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) is a species of hummingbird[a] that generally spends the Winter in Central America and migrates to Eastern North America for the Summer to breed. It is by far the most common hummingbird seen east of the Mississippi River in North America. source

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  1. joanne2 says:

    I’m in Texas and I want to feed the hummingbirds I need to know when they arrive in Texas and how long I have to feed them my brother did it but he had passed away and I cannot remember when he put the food out for them could you help me here.

    • Rosemary Cozens says:

      Here they are precise in where they arrive – May8 – and leave – Sept. 8. Best to ask your birdfeeding neighbours so you can be on h’bird time.

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