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Only one Hummingbird (Trochilidae) is expected at Hilton Pond Center, although there is always the possibility of a vagrant species showing up in fall or winter. Through the 2007 field season, more than 3,600 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and two Rufous Hummingbirds have been banded on-site.

--Ruby-throated Hummingbird
--Rufous Hummingbird

Click on the thumbnails below for larger images of Hummingbirds banded at Hilton Pond Center.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird
(adult male)

Ruby-throated Hummingbird
(female with green color mark;
see Color Marked Hummingbirds)

Ruby-throated Hummingbird
(adult female)

All photos © Hilton Pond Center and may not be used without written permission.

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