|Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology|
Pennsylvania Ornithological Records Committee
OFFICIALLY LISTED HUMMINGBIRDS|
ON PORC's Official Species List -annotated pdf file - Posted on June 30, 2018.
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) Regular-1, common.
Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) Regular-3, rare but annual.
Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) Accidental - added in 2010 by photograph.
Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin) Accidental - added in 2009 by photograph.
Calliope Hummingbird (Selasphorus (formerly Stellula) calliope) Accidental - (2002).
Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri) Accidental - (2012 - Bucks Co. - by photograph).
Bahama Woodstar (Calliphlox evelynae) Accidental - (2013 - Lancaster Co. - photos and banded).
Underlined species and any species not already on the list are classified as rarities, and sightings of these species therefore require a specimen, photograph, recording, or one or more written descriptions for consideration of acceptance by P.O.R.C.
There are not many things in life you can be sure of --
except rain comes from the clouds
sun lights up the sky
and HUMMINGBIRDS do fly!!!
(Lyrics from Everything Must Change by Bernard Ighner)
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