Ruby-throated Hummingbird

(Archilochus colubris)



Status: Migrant. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1992-1996: Possible but not likely1997-2001: Possible but not likely
2002-2006: Possible but not likely2007-2011: Possible but not likely
2012-2016: Likely but not confirmed2017-2021: Possible but not likely

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is rare on site.

Occurs as an uncommon migrant in wooded areas. Though the number of records are limited, it may occur more frequently since it is easily overlooked. Sporadic summer records suggest it may also breed on site or at least nearby.

Photographer: Gene Oleynik.


Photographer: Ann Sullivan.
This is a female/immature bird.