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NEWS RELEASE: Hummingbirds and Forest Fires — It’s Complicated

Hummingbirds in the West find nectar after some burns, but not all

WESTERN HUMMINGBIRD PARTNERSHIP, BOULDER, CO [June 11, 2020] – From a hummingbird’s point of view, wildfire can be good or bad. Seven hummingbird species are widespread in the western United States and beyond, including the Calliope Hummingbird, the smallest North American species, and the Rufous Hummingbird, which holds the long-distance flight record.

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