Definition of Archilochus colubris

1. Noun. A kind of hummingbird.

Generic synonyms: Hummingbird
Group relationships: Archilochus, Genus Archilochus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archilochus Colubris

Arches National Park
Archibald MacLeish
Archibald Percival Wavell
Archidiskidon imperator
Archilochus colubris
Archimedean property
Archimedean solid
Archimedean solids
Archimedean spiral
Archimedean spirals
Archimedes' principle
Archimedes screw
Archimedes screws
Archosargus probatocephalus
Archosargus rhomboidalis

Literary usage of Archilochus colubris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"archilochus colubris (Linn.). RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD. July 13, 1914, one was seen at the first rapids of the Isabelle above Rice Lake; a number had been ..."

2. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"archilochus colubris (Linn.). (428) Synonyms: Hummingbird, Common Hummingbird, Hummer, Ruby-throat.— Trochilus colubris, Linn. 1758, and most recent authors ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1909)
"archilochus colubris (Linnaeus). Ruby-throated hummingbird. Common summer resident from May 10, the average date of spring arrival, to September 10. ..."

4. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"archilochus colubris. Range—North America east of the Plains and north to Labrador. This is the only representative of the family found east of the ..."

5. Monitoring Bird Populations by Point Counts edited by C. John Ralph, John R. Sauer, Sam Droege (1998)
"Results The estimates of species' detection probabilities after 5 minutes of counting ranged from 0.27 for Ruby-throated Hummingbird (archilochus colubris), ..."

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