Rufous Hummingbirds

a photo of a rufous hummingbird
Rufous hummingbirds (Selasphorus rufus) are uncommon summer visitors. They usually arrive around the beginning of July at the lower elevations of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Photo courtesy of and copyrighted by Fred & Tena Engleman.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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