The first Rufous Hummingbird of spring 2024

Robin Rowland 
Rufous hummingbird arrives at my feeder. April 26, 2024. (Robin Rowland)

I put out a hummingbird feeder on my backdeck each spring. I do get hummingbirds but for some reason they are often few and far between at my house. Today, April 26, a hummingbird arrived just 10 minutes after I put up the feeder.

Hummingbird at feeder April 26, 2024 (Robin Rowland)
The male rufous hummingbird has a flame red gorget April 26, 2024 (Robin Rowland)
The humming bird comes for another pass at the feeder April 26, 2024 (Robin Rowland)

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