Rufous Hummingbird – State College, PA

Alex LamoreauxBanding, Rarities3 Comments

Despite having lots of birders and lots of people Centre County, PA has only had 2 confirmed records of Rufous Hummingbirds. One visited feeders in Port Matilda and another was found in State College, both a number of years ago. However, this morning when I woke up and checked the SCBIRCL listserve there was an email from Mary Ziegler, saying … Read More

Allen’s Hummingbird–Bucks County, PA

Alex LamoreauxBird Sightings, Birding, birds in flight, Chase, General News and Info, Photography, Rarities4 Comments

PA’s 3rd state record for Allen’s Hummingbird recently turned up at Babe Webster’s home in Bucks County. Originally it was assumed that the bird was an immature male Rufous Hummingbird when it first visited Babe’s yard on November 12th, until Scott Weidensaul was able to the capture and band the hummingbird on November 21st and confirmed that it is an … Read More