flies through here in spring and fall. If you're lucky you'll see one
flying up into the Northwest or making a pit stop on the trip south.
Rufous will sometimes overwinter in coastal California from about Santa
Barbara to Monterey, if there are enough nectar sources.
confused with Allen's Hummingbird. Arnold Small says " the Selasphorus
hummingbirds observed in coastal central and northern California are
likely to be Rufous Hummingbirds" Rufous
likes Ribes, Salvia,
most other native plants with tubular flowers.
To bring a Rufous
into a winter garden you'll need to plant a mixture of Ribes