The State of the Rufous Hummingbird: A report on a declining species

The State of the Rufous Hummingbird: A report on a declining species

Rufous Hummingbirds are a charismatic and remarkable migratory bird, and through their role as pollinators, they provide important ecological services across their range in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. There is a great opportunity for concerned communities, bird lovers, and conservation scientists to rally together to develop a full life cycle conservation strategy to […]

Hummingbirds & Fire: It’s Complicated

Hummingbirds & Fire: It’s Complicated

To inform future restoration efforts, we reviewed the known effects of fire and habitat management and restoration on hummingbirds in four key habitat types in North America. We examined seven species that most commonly occur west of the Rocky Mountains: Rufous (Selasphorus rufus), Calliope (Selasphorus calliope), Broad-tailed (Selasphorus platycercus), Costa’s (Calypte costae), Black-chinned (Archilochus alexandri), […]

The State of the Rufous Hummingbird: A report on a declining species

Rufous Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbirds are a charismatic and remarkable migratory bird, and through their role as pollinators, they provide important ecological services across their range in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. There is a great opportunity for concerned communities, bird lovers, and conservation scientists to rally together to develop a full life cycle conservation strategy to […]