The Ruby-throated Hummingbird is one of the most readily recognized hummingbirds in the US and the only hummingbird common east of the Mississippi.
The male has metallic, ruby red throat and bright iridescent green back and head. Their underparts are a grayish white. The female has a green back and head and grayish white undersides.
Where you might see them
Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are common throughout the eastern United States during the warm months. They are frequent visitors to sugar water feeders. In the fall, they depart for their wintering grounds in Central America.