Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
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  Name Date Location
  Canada Goose 22 Sep Christopher Columbus Park
  Reddish Egret 21 Sep
  Plain-capped Starthroat 21 Sep Madera Canyon--Santa Rita Lodge
  Sabine's Gull 21 Sep Walnut Canyon Lakes
  Sabine's Gull 21 Sep
  Ruby-crowned Kinglet 21 Sep Slate Creek Divide (Maricopa County)
  Steller's Jay 21 Sep Slate Creek Divide (Maricopa County)
  Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) 21 Sep Slate Creek Divide (Maricopa County)
  Mexican Jay 21 Sep Slate Creek Divide (Maricopa County)
  Hairy Woodpecker 21 Sep Slate Creek Divide (Maricopa County)
  Dark-eyed Junco 21 Sep Slate Creek Divide (Maricopa County)
  Western Bluebird 21 Sep Slate Creek Divide (Maricopa County)
  White-eared Hummingbird 21 Sep Madera Canyon--Santa Rita Lodge
  Painted Bunting 21 Sep Rillito River Park--Columbus Weed Patch
  Painted Bunting 21 Sep Rillito River Park--Columbus Weed Patch
  Curve-billed Thrasher 21 Sep
  Sabine's Gull 21 Sep Walnut Canyon Lakes
  Swainson's Thrush (Russet-backed) 21 Sep Organ Pipe Cactus NM--Alamo Canyon
  Short-billed Dowitcher 21 Sep Glendale Recharge Ponds
  Short-billed Dowitcher 21 Sep Glendale Recharge Ponds
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