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 Inca Dove 25 Apr Tanque Verde Wash--Tanque Verde Loop Rd.
  Red Crossbill (Sierra Madre or type 6) 25 Apr Carr Canyon--Ramsey Vista CG
  Red Crossbill (Lodgepole Pine or type 5) 25 Apr Carr Canyon--Ramsey Vista CG
  Red Crossbill (Ponderosa Pine or type 2) 25 Apr Carr Canyon--Ramsey Vista CG
  Red Crossbill (Douglas-fir or type 4) 25 Apr Carr Canyon--Ramsey Vista CG
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 24 Apr Coronado National Memorial
Check Sinaloa Wren 24 Apr De Anza Trail--Tubac
  Black-bellied Plover 24 Apr Glendale Recharge Ponds
  Bufflehead 24 Apr Glendale Recharge Ponds
  Lucifer Hummingbird 24 Apr Ash Canyon B&B (Wed noon-dusk; dawn-dusk other days)
  Red Crossbill (Lodgepole Pine or type 5) 24 Apr Carr Canyon--Reef Townsite CG
Check White-throated Sparrow 24 Apr Portal--Cave Creek Ranch
  Common Goldeneye 24 Apr Salt River--Granite Reef Recreation Area
Check White-throated Sparrow 24 Apr Portal--Cave Creek Ranch
Check Cassin's Finch 24 Apr Portal--Cave Creek Ranch
Check Cordilleran Flycatcher 24 Apr Miller Canyon
Check Lewis's Woodpecker 24 Apr
Check Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided) 24 Apr Cave Creek Canyon--Southwestern Research Station
  Cassin's Finch 24 Apr
  Tufted Titmouse 24 Apr
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