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Fall 2014 Fridays: August 22 - October 31, 2014
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Week #2: August 29, 2014
As August ends, observers in the north are already seeing fewer adult males. The females and juveniles left behind now face less competition for food. Fall-blooming flowers like spotted jewelweed are providing essential fuel for migration.
Image: Kristy Walker

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Week #1: August 22, 2014
Report your observations as hummingbirds travel from your backyard to their wintering grounds. With your help, we'll make a migration map to show where hummingbirds are present from August through November.
Image: Amy Evoniuk

Archived Seasons
Two male Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

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Image: Vicky Floyd