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Near Threatened #17 Rufous Hummingbird (Endangered species) 2021

The_Nature_PlugApr 1, 2021, 10:45:32 AM

The Rufous Hummingbird is a bird native to North America and is listed as near-threatened. 

Reasons for near-threatened status - agriculture, urban and rural development, invasion of non-native plants, climate change.

Conservation efforts - There are programs in place. 

Rufous Hummingbird Facts - 

Science Name: Selasphorus rufus

Size: 7 - 9 cm

Wingspan: 11 cm

Weight: 2 - 5 g 

Native Locations: United States, Canada, Mexico

Lifespan: 4 - 9 years

Population: 19,000,000 (mature individuals)

Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)


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