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
  Zone-tailed Hawk 25 Sep Grand Canyon NP--Yaki Point
  Zone-tailed Hawk 25 Sep Grand Canyon NP--Yaki Point
Check Tricolored Heron 25 Sep Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Tricolored Heron 25 Sep Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Zone-tailed Hawk 25 Sep Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
Check Tricolored Heron 25 Sep Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
Check Willet 25 Sep Glendale Recharge Ponds
Check Common Black Hawk 25 Sep Harshaw Creek Road
Check Black Vulture 25 Sep El Rio Open Space Preserve (Coachline Gravel Pit)
Check Lesser Scaup 25 Sep Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
Check Tricolored Heron 25 Sep Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  California Scrub-Jay 25 Sep stakeout California Scrub-Jay, Yuma--S Hettema St (2016)
Check Dickcissel 25 Sep
Check Mexican Jay 25 Sep
  Hepatic Tanager 25 Sep
Check Gray Catbird 24 Sep Morgan City Wash
Check Mexican Jay 24 Sep
Check Black-capped Gnatcatcher 24 Sep
  Broad-winged Hawk 24 Sep Grand Canyon NP--Yaki Point
Check Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 24 Sep Sweetwater Wetlands
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