Latest Rarities

AZ-Birding compiles the most exciting recent sightings in the state, cutting through the thicket of news, rumors, and reports for you. Check in often to find out what we’re seeing—and what we can show you on your next trip to Arizona.

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
Check = Sighting confirmed by an eBird reviewer
  Name Date Location
Check Clay-colored Sparrow 30 Oct The Lakes at Castle Rock
Check Bendire's Thrasher 30 Oct
Check Sage Thrasher 30 Oct
Check White-tailed Kite 30 Oct
  Pacific Wren 30 Oct Oak Creek Canyon--West Fork
  Sagebrush Sparrow 30 Oct
  Red-necked Phalarope 30 Oct Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
  Stilt Sandpiper 30 Oct Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
  Swainson's Hawk 30 Oct Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
  Wilson's Phalarope 30 Oct Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
  Ring-necked Pheasant 30 Oct Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Western Tanager 30 Oct Boyce Thompson Arboretum SP
  Western Tanager 30 Oct Boyce Thompson Arboretum SP
  Swamp Sparrow 30 Oct South Gateway Visitor Center
  Swamp Sparrow 30 Oct South Gateway Visitor Center
  Lark Bunting 30 Oct
  Chestnut-sided Warbler 30 Oct Box Bar Recreation Site
  MacGillivray's Warbler 30 Oct Box Bar Recreation Site
Check Blue Grosbeak 30 Oct Green Valley--Desert Meadows Park
  Nanday Parakeet 30 Oct ASU Research Park
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