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of a Female Rufous Hummingbird
This adult female Rufous Hummingbird was first seen in our yard on October 16, 2012 and continued until April 13, 2013. (180 days)
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Band #: L04469 (L- bands are the 4100- series…the alpha code substitutes for the longer numeric prefix)
Wing: 44.6 mm
Tail: 25 mm
Culmen: 17.09 mm
Culmen grooving: 0
Iridescent gorget feathers: 4
Fat: 1 (0-5 scale)
R5 width: 3.33
Very slight notching to R2
Flight feather molt symmetrical: P10-6 old, P5-1 new, S1-6 old. Rectrices all old.