The above photo shows a juvenile Ruby-throated Hummingbird feeding at a purple flower.
The Ruby-throated Hummingbird is probably the most common hummingbird species of hummingbird in the world. It is the only species of hummingbird to breed in the eastern
It is difficult to tell a Juvenile Ruby-throated Hummingbird from a female of the same species. The juvenile hummingbird may have green or black streaking and/or one to several iridescent red feathers on the throat.