Anchorage Area Rarity – Costa’s Hummingbird

Location:  The Turnagain Neighborhood – Anchorage, AK

First Seen:  October 30, 2015

Last Seen:  November 03, 2015 (but still ongoing)

Discovered by:  First observed, positively IDed, reported, and graciously hosted by Judith Haggar and W. Keys.

Relative Rarity:  Two prior records in Anchorage with one in September of 1998 and another in October of 1994.  One other prior record in south-central, Alaska in Cordova in 2004.  No other prior records in Alaska north of Juneau.  (source is the eBird database)

Costa's Hummingbird

Costa’s Hummingbird

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