National Geographic : 1932 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE NEST WITH A SILVER LINING The newly hatched ruby-throated humming bird barely half fills the bowl of a teaspoon. Photographs by A. A. Allen YES, THEY ARE STILL THERE A female ruby-throat, perched on the photographer's finger, examines her eggs. Of the nearly five hundred species of humming birds found in the New World, the ruby-throat is the only one in the United States which ranges east of the Mississippi River (see text, page 65).