Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

Rufous Hummingbird Overwinters in NE Abilene

A sub-adult male Rufous Hummingbird showed up in Abilene September 15, 2005 in a NE Abilene neighborhood. He stayed for over three months and was last seen January 7, 2006. Two pictures below show his molt progression. First picture taken September 15 by Laura Packer, second photo taken December 14 by John English.

Sub-adult Rufous Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird, John English