Birds Are Wildlife

We See More Rufous Hummingbirds Than Ever While Their Population Is Crashing

The passenger pigeon dilemma

Rufous Hummingbird perched on a twig
Rufous Hummingbird photo by the author Amethyst Qu from my garden in southeast Louisiana

There’s a lot to unpack in a new Open Access article on Nature about current North American hummingbird population trends. In the way of serious scientific articles, the citation is quite long, so I’ve posted it at the end so you…



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