Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Archilochus colubris

How to attract the Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Description of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird

This green hummingbird is the only breeding eastern hummingbird. Males have a deep red gorget and females have a white throat.


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Plants to attract the Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Grow mature deciduous and coniferous trees and large shrubs for nesting and native eastern red and purple flowers.

Range of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Range Map
Ruby-throated Hummingbird