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 immature male Allen’s! The previous two PA Allen’s Hummingbirds were in Leola, Lancaster County (December 2009) and Lititz, Lancaster County (November 2010). Below is a photo and video that I took of the hummingbird on the morning of November 23rd, but there are many more photos of the Allen’s as well as photos during banding, at Howard B. Eskin’s photography website. Here is a link to my eBird checklist from this morning.
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