Rare Hummingbird Lost During Migration

 

 

According to an ornithologist a Rufous hummingbird, one of the rarest, is wintering in California instead of migrating down to Mexico.

A wildlife rehabilitator of the Wild Bird Fund feels that the hummingbird should be captured and protected for fear that it may not survive the winter in its present location.

Hummingbirds are one of the sweetest birds to attract to your garden. Planting a variety of flowers, but especially red flowers, will attract more hummingbirds to your yard.

For more information visit:

http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-12-23/news/30552852_1_migratory-birds-christmas-bird-count-tally-birds

http://www.apluswriting.net/rssnewsfeeds/homeandgarden/humbird02.htm

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