July 16, 2004 - Earliest of a Selasphorus hummingbird in MO.
(Male); Lake of the Ozarks, Camden Co.; Bill and Patty Koetting; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2004-66; Bird was likely a Rufous, but the description did not distinguish between Rufous and Allen's.



Sept. 4-11, 1984
(3+); Rogersville, Webster Co.; A. Simmerman et al; R & E, BB 52[1]:31.

Sept. 15, 1991 - Jan. 30, 1992
(Immature male); Photographed; Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co.; Barbara Underwood, Ida Domazlicky, Colleen Kimmel, Paul McKenzie; 6th Annual MBRC Report, 1992-33; Rufous/Allen's.

Sept. 17 - Nov. 16, 1986
(1); Eldon, Miller Co.; Jim Wilson et al; R & E.

Sept. 19, 1989 - At least 4 records of Selasphorus sp. for the state
(Immature male); New Bloomfield, Callaway Co.; J. Vickery, Jim Wilson; 3rd Annual MBRC Report, 1989-33, and R & E, BB 57[1]:49.

Oct. 8, 2000 - At time of this record ~4 documented Rufous and at least 3 Rufous/Allen's
documented in eastern MO

(Hatch-year male); Banded; Kirkwood, St. Louis Co.; Lanny Chambers, Arnie Baker, Linda Chambers; 14th Annual MBRC Report, 2001-44; Record clearly eliminated all other hummingbird species but did not fully eliminate Rufous from Allens.

Oct. 13, 1994
(Female or immature male); Springfield, Greene Co.; Jeff Cantrell; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-66.

Oct. 29 - Dec. 15, 1997
(Immature male); Photographed; Southwest City, McDonald Co.; Mrs. Billy Brown; 11th Annual MBRC Report, 1998-50;Record did not rule out Allen's Hummingbird.

Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 1997
(Female); Photographed; Carthage, Jasper Co.; Richard and Mary Campbell, Larry Herbert; 11th Annual MBRC Report, 1998-43.

Nov. 10, 2006 - Feb. 15, 2007
(1); Photographed; Rolla, Phelps Co.; Gary Mueller, Mary Mueller; 20th Annual MBRC Report, 2007-20; This individual could not be identified by plumage alone, and no measurements were taken; hence it was accepted only to this species pair.

Nov. 15-30, 1986
(1); Salisbury, Chariton Co.; Jim Wilson; R & E, BB 54[1]:34.

Nov. 21, 1995
(1); Lebanon, Laclede Co.; Lester Pannell; 9th Annual MBRC Report, 1995-82; Details did not allow distinction between Rufous and Allen's hummingbirds.



Dec. 3-21, 1998
(1); CBC record; Springfield, Greene Co.; Lisa Berger; 12th Annual MBRC Report, 1999-73; Immature male (?); Measurements taken by the bander may have been incomplete. Thus identification as Rufous may have been premature and documenter carefully presented it only as Selasphorous sp.

Dec. 9, 1995
(Immature male); Willow Springs, Howell Co.; Deborah Campbell and Larry Rizzo; 9th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-14. Selasphorus sp.

Dec. 16, 2000
(Hatch-year male); Photographed; St. Louis Co.; Lanny Chambers, Arnie Baker, Linda Chambers; 14th Annual MBRC Report, 2001-11; Record clearly eliminated all other hummingbird species but did not fully eliminate Rufous from Allen's.

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



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