Quick Overview Of Predators To The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird


Some Facts About Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

- Ruby-throated Hummingbird Scientific Name: Red-throated hummers is Archilochus colubris.

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Ruby-throated Hummingbird Size

Their size can range from 7 to 9 cm (2.8 to 3.5 inches) long. Their wingspan can also range from 8 to 11 cm.

Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird

The female Red-throated hummers are characterized by their round tail, bright greenback, and grayish-white breast.

Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird

has more vibrant colors compared to the females. They have their tail as a fork

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Predators

·         Big birds - as hawks, owls, crows, orioles, roadrunners, and so on have been documented to prey on hummingbirds.

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Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Predators

·         Cats - Both domestic and non-domestic cats have been known to prey on Ruby-throated hummingbirds.

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Predators

·         Snakes - the predators capable of hunting. ·         Praying Mantis -  is an insect prey known to mostly feed or prey on other insects. 

Ruby Throated Hummingbird Predators

Most hummingbirds are not so big and therefore may result in their vulnerability to different predators and even to unexpected predators.