Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) - HBW 5, p. 679

French: Colibri roux German: Rotrücken-Zimtelfe Spanish: Colibrí Rufo

Taxonomy: Trochilus rufus J. F. Gmelin, 1788, Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island.
Forms a superspecies with S. sasin. Monotypic.

Distribution: Coastal SE Alaska S through SW Canada (British Columbia, W Alberta) to NW USA (Washington, N Idaho and extreme W Montana to N California). Winters throughout most of Mexico (except NC) and along Gulf coast of USA.