The Rufous Hummingbird nests in the northwest all the way up to Alaska. It is often abundant in migration throughout the west. It occasionally shows up in the southeast during the winter months.
Breeding Range (No breeding bird surveys were done north of the green line. The actual breeding range extends farther north):
Map courtesy of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of the Interior, Laurel, MD. From THE NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY RESULTS AND ANALYSIS, Version 96.3 by J. R. Sauer, J.E. Hines, G. Gough, I. Thomas, B.J. Peterjohn.