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A male Allen’s Hummingbird is pictured. Jamie Pelayo/California Wildlife Center
Heather Patrice Brown, Development Coordinator, California Wildlife Center
6:11 am PDT March 29, 2018
The buzz of a hummingbird traveling through the garden is a delightful sound. You might see the sun reflect off its iridescent feathers in pink, orange or purple. The Chumash believe the hummingbird is a messenger — and, while watching them flit from flower to flower, it is easy to see why.