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Help a novice identify a hummer pair?

18 years ago

Hi folks. I've got the first hummers in 20 years in my family's northeast Ohio yard, and I need help identifying them. Not a trace of red on either of the two I've observed. The one I've seen most closely has black wings, an iridescant green back, and a white chest. The other had light brown sides and wings, with green markings on it's head. They've been around since the jopai weed came into full bloom last week. I put up a cheap feeder two days ago, and at least the first hummer I described is feeding from it voraciously.

Thanks for any help. They're a welcome addition to my yard (my mantis and butterfly sightings are way up this year too, I'm feeling quite euphoric!). :)

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