Rufous Hummingbird today in Meadowcreek, Bishop around 4 PM

Observers: D. & J. Parker
Verification: MONO
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Date: 03/18/2007
Time: 07:20 PM -0500


He flew into our feeder and sat in our Oregon Grape, amazingly beautiful with a orangish-rufous back and tail, contrasting green wings,coppery-orange sometimes showing a pinkish hue gorget. Below the gorget was a contrasting bright white collar. Also visiting was a female Costa's Hummer, she was very pale, with a slight curved bill and tiny spots in her gorget. Last Wednesday, March 14, 07, we had a male Costa's in the yard. Purplish gorget with long pointed corners. He was a smaller bird, short-tailed looking.