A female or young bird drinking from Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis).

A female or young bird drinking from Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis).
Species: Ruby-throated Hummingbird   Archilochus colubris
Author: Robert Schaefer
Date: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Added to IBC: 1 Sep 2012 - 00:05
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Altitude (m): 
233 meters
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Ruby-throats prefer red flowers, and the cardinal flower is as red as you can get!

Citation

Robert Schaefer, IBC1203181. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1203181.

Extended version
Robert Schaefer, IBC1203181. Video of Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris at Mount Airy, USA (United States). Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1203181.

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