July 25-31, 1985
(1) Photographed; 4 miles north of Corning, Atchison Co.; E. Wright; R & E, BB 52[4]:19.



Early Aug. - Oct. 29, 1968 - 1st state record
(Adult male); Photographed; Charleston, Mississippi Co.; Jim Haw et al; R & E, BB 36[4]:1.

Photograph compliments of Paul Bauer

Aug. 5-9, 1999 - ~25th state record (not counting generic Selasphorus records)
(Adult male); Photographed; Jefferson Co.; Charles and Kathleen Fassler; 12th Annual MBRC Report, 1999-83.

Aug. 9 - Nov. 7, 1989
(Male); Photographed; St. Joseph; Buchanan Co.; Pritchett et al; 3rd Annual MBRC Report, 1989-36.

Aug. 13-16, 1994
(Adult male); Color prints; Fayette, Howard Co.; JoAnn and Frank Orzell, Mike Mudrovia and Denise McCormick; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-63.

Sept. 5, 1994
(Adult male); Kirksville, Adair Co.; Melissa Mihalevich; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-61.

Sept. 20 - Dec. 2, 1984
(Adult male); Photographed; St. Joseph, Buchanan Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E, BB 52[1]:31; Color photo in St. Joseph News-Press, 4 Oct. 1984.

Sept. 7-30, 2004
(Adult male); Creve Coeur, St. Louis Co.; Janice Weil, John Solodar, Mike Thelan et al; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2004-70; Has been moved from "casual" to "rare" statewide in fall.

Oct. 6 - Dec. 24, 2001 - 2nd winter record and 2nd recovery of a banded Rufous Hummingbird in MO
(Adult female); Banded; Kirkwood, St. Louis Co.; Anne McCormack, Lanny Chambers; 16th Annual MBRC Report, 2002-63; Bird was banded in Metaire, LA by Nancy Newfield in Nov. 2000.

Oct. 12 - Dec. 20, 2003 - 3rd winter record
(Hatch year-male); Banded and Photographed; near Cape Girardeau; Cape Girardeau Co.; Lanny Chambers, Bill Eddleman; 17th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-65.

Oct. 21, 2011 - Jan. 29, 2012 - 8th winter record
(Adult male); Banded; Horan Farm, Franklin Co.; Dan Burke (documentation with photographs); 25th Annual MBRC Report, 2012-8. This individual visited the Burkes' feeders for a remarkably long period, allowing many observers to see and photograph it, and was banded by Lanny Chambers.
Just after being banded by Lanny Chambers 3 Dec. 2011

Oct. 26 - Dec. 23, 1993 - 1st winter record
(Adult female); Banded; Springfield, Greene Co.; Howard and Sharon Vandever, Paul McKenzie, Larry Rizzo; 7th Annual MBRC Report, 1993-58; See McKenzie and Rizzo (1994) BB 61:6-9 for details.

Nov. 2006 - March 29, 2007 - 6th winter record
(Immature female); Banded and Photographed; Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co.; Wesley Mueller, Lanny Chambers; 20th Annual MBRC Report, 2007-31; Photographs show bird to be a Selasphorus hummingbird, either Rufous or Allen's, and the measurements established it as a Rufous.

Nov. 11-16, 1994
(Immature-male); Color prints; North of Dixon, Maries Co.; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Vail, and Jim Wilson; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-64.

Nov. 12-17, 1994
(Adult female); Color prints; Greene Co.; Amy Woodward, Larry Rizzo, and Bill Coughenour; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-67.

Nov. 13, 2003
(Hatch-year female); Banded; St. Louis Co.; Jurek Majeka, Lanny Chambers; 17th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-54.

Nov. 14, 2003
(After hatch-year female); Banded and Photographed; Chesterfield, St. Louis Co.; Mike Grant, Lanny Chambers; 17th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-56.

Nov. 20, 2004
(Hatch-year female); Banded and Photographed; Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co.; Bill and Hope Eddleman, Lanny Chambers, Steve Juhlin; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2004-74; Has been moved from to "rare" statewide in fall.

Nov. 25-29, 1988
(Adult male); Springfield, Greene Co.; L. and J. Pyle; 4th Annual MBRC Report, 1989-5.

Nov. 25, 2003
(Hatch-year female); Banded and Photographed; Farmington, St. Francois Co.; Lanny Chambers; 17th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-57.

Nov. 27, 2004 - Jan. 2005 - 5th winter record
(Hatch-year female); Banded and Photographed; Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co.; Lanny Chambers, Linda Chambers, Bill and Hope Eddleman; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2005-12; Has been moved from to "rare" statewide in fall.

Nov. 29, 1994
(Immature-male); Color slides; Southwest of Laurie, Camden Co.; Della and Dennis Rhodes, and Jim Wilson; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-62.

Nov. 30, 2003
(Hatch-year male); Banded; St. Louis City; Lanny Chambers; 17th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-59.

R & E: There are a minimum of seven (only 2 are listed) other observations involving single, adult male Rufous Hummingbirds. With the exception of one record all of these males were initially detected between late July and early October.

R & E: There are at least four additional observations that involve immature male or female Selasphorus (All listed under Selasphorus sp.).



Dec. 1, 2004
(After hatch-year female); Banded, Libertyville, St. Francois Co.; Lanny Chambers; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2004-77; Has been moved from to "rare" statewide in fall.

Dec. 2-9, 1994
(Immature male); Springfield, Greene Co.; Joe Wilson, Larry Rizzo, and Bill Coughenour; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1995-14; Retrix number five was saved.

Dec. 2, 2009 - Jan. 2, 2010 - 7th winter record
(Adult male); Katherine Trupp residence, Ozark, Christian Co.; Greg Swick (documentation with photographs), Marvin DeJong (photographs), Nathan Swick, David Ringer, Charley Burwick, Lisa Berger; 23rd Annual MBRC Report, 2010-1.

Dec. 7, 2002
(Immature female); Banded; Private residence in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co.; Mr. and Mrs. Dean Reeves, Lanny Chambers; 16th Annual MBRC Report, 2002-66.

Dec. 10, 1994
(Immature male); Northwest of Nixa, Christian Co.; Cathy Carnahan, Larry Rizzo, Bill Coughenour; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1995-15; Retrix number five was saved.

Dec. 14-19, 2004 - 4th winter record
(Female); CBC record; Banded and Photographed; Joplin, Jasper Co.; Paul and Charlene Harris, Larry Herbert, Troy Gordon; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2005-17.



R & E: Since 1981, with the exception of 1982 and 1983, at least one Selasphorus hummer has been recorded annually in the fall.

Additional Selasphorus sp. (Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird) Records



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