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White Ruby-throated Hummingbird

White Ruby-throated Hummingbird filmed in Morris County NJ. I originally thought it might be a female based on lack of aggression towards other birds, but today it was ultra aggressive, so possibly a male.


Just the tiniest bit of color in a few feathers (some photos to follow), but the eyes appear pretty red, especially when flashed and compared to other hummingbirds under the same conditions.


The owner of the property where the bird was seen has asked for her privacy to be respected. The owner went above and beyond putting up with me because she felt that this bird should be documented. Tons of road noise as this was near a very busy road - even so, probably 8 to 10 different birds visited the hummingbird feeder today - get your feeders out!

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Uploaded on August 30, 2011