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A Closer Look At A Ruby-throated Hummingbird

This Ruby-throated Hummingbird has established his territory at the Arkansas River Valley Nature Center. Ruby-throated hummingbirds are solitary. Adults of this species are not social, other than during courtship (which lasts a few minutes), cares for her offspring. Both males and females of any age are aggressive towards other hummingbirds. They may defend territories, such as a feeding… Read More »

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

If you get to the Arkansas River Valley Nature Center early in the morning before a lot of people arrive you can get some great photos of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. The nature center has a feeder near the main building where this male is hanging out.