Nesting Allen's Hummingbird

Glenn Kincaid

Yesterday at the UCSB Lagoon we saw an Allen’s Hummingbird sitting on a nest. (checklist w/photos:

According to Paul Lehman’s “Birds of Santa Barbara County (2020)” Allen’s Hummingbirds have been seen on nests “Even once in early January” so this would be an early breeding effort.

Glenn Kincaid
Santa Barbara