Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
Check = Sighting confirmed by an eBird reviewer
  Name Date Location
  American White Pelican 10 Oct Coachline Gravel Pit
  Lucifer Hummingbird 10 Oct
  Black-and-white Warbler 10 Oct Sweetwater Wetlands
  Cordilleran Flycatcher 10 Oct Sabino Dam and downstream riparian
Check Lucifer Hummingbird 09 Oct Ash Canyon B&B (Wed noon-dusk; dawn-dusk other days)
Check American White Pelican 09 Oct Coachline Gravel Pit
Check Rufous-capped Warbler 09 Oct Hunter Canyon
Check Slate-throated Redstart 09 Oct Hunter Canyon
Check Painted Bunting 09 Oct Buenos Aires NWR--Arivaca Cienega
Check Clay-colored Sparrow 09 Oct Buenos Aires NWR--Arivaca Cienega
  Horned Grebe 09 Oct Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
Check Sinaloa Wren 09 Oct stakeout Sinaloa Wren, Huachuca Canyon--lower picnic area (2013-2015)
  Nanday Parakeet 08 Oct
Check Greater White-fronted Goose 08 Oct Watson Lake and Riparian Preserve
Check Western Sandpiper 08 Oct Avra Valley WTP
Check Tufted Flycatcher 08 Oct
Check Black-capped Gnatcatcher 08 Oct Florida Canyon--lower
Check Elegant Trogon 08 Oct Florida Canyon--lower
Check Zone-tailed Hawk 08 Oct
  Evening Grosbeak 08 Oct Hassayampa River Preserve
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