My adventures in the woods, streams, rivers, fields, and lakes of Michigan



Order: Apodiformes Family: Trochilidae
Hummingbirds are small birds capable of hovering in mid-air due to the rapid flapping of their wings. They are the only birds that can fly backwards. There are 2 Michigan species.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Archilochus colubris

Rufous Hummingbird, Selasphorus rufus

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