sxwut’ts’uli | Hummingbird

hummingbird – sxwut’ts’uli
[Selasphorus rufus (Gmelin)] • Several hummingbirds are known to occur within the territory but only the rufous hummingbird is common. The male is rufous (reddish) with an iridescent orange-red throat. The female is reddish with a green back. Rufous hummingbirds feed upon spiders and tree sap. They build moss and lichen-covered nests of plant down and spiderwebs.


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