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Common Name:Hummingbird, Rufous
Scientific Name:Selasphorus rufus
Area:Elkton, Oregon
Date:March 28, 2009

This little 3 1/2 inch Hummingbird winters in the Tropics before traveling to the Northwest for the breeding season. Top photo is of a male, lower photo is of female.

Elkton, Oregon --- March 1, 2012

Reference:Birds of the Willamette Valley by Nehls, Aversa, & Opperman / National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America by Dunn & Alderfer / Hummingbirds of North America by Williamson