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The dumpy chicken-like creature with a rufous shoulder patch was a corn crake (Crex crex), a meadow-dwelling relative of the cranes from Europe.
In my garden, Rufous hummingbirds frequent one of my fountains with an old man’s face that spits water down to a basin 3 feet below.
Every spring and fall, Rufous hummingbirds migrate well over 2,000 miles to and from Mexico, flying up to 500 miles per day.
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