Rufous Hummingbird

Selasphorus rufus

How to attract the Rufous Hummingbird

Description of the Rufous Hummingbird

This orange and rufous hummingbird is a ball of fire-coloration. Males have a red-orange gorget that females lack.


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Plants to attract the Rufous Hummingbird

Grow mature deciduous and coniferous trees and large shrubs for nesting, and plant native western red and purple flowers.

Range of the Rufous Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird Range Map
Rufous Hummingbird