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
  American Crow 05 May Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
  Gilded Flicker 05 May
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 05 May Portal--Jasper/Rodrigues yard
  Lucifer Hummingbird 05 May Ash Canyon B&B (Wed noon-dusk; dawn-dusk other days)
  Barn Owl 05 May
  Dusky-capped Flycatcher 05 May
  Varied Bunting 05 May Patagonia Lake State Park
  Tufted Flycatcher 05 May stakeout Tufted Flycatcher, Upper Ramsey Canyon (2015-16)
  Dusky-capped Flycatcher 05 May
Check Nashville Warbler 05 May Salt River--Coon Bluff Recreation Area
  Black-capped Gnatcatcher 05 May Florida Canyon--lower
  Elegant Trogon 05 May Madera Canyon--Madera Picnic Area
  Gray Vireo 05 May Kino Springs
  Black-capped Gnatcatcher 05 May Florida Canyon--lower
Check Rufous-winged Sparrow 05 May
  Sharp-shinned Hawk 05 May Huachuca Canyon
Check Grace's Warbler 05 May Riggs and Price Rds. ponds
  Northern Cardinal 05 May
  Tufted Flycatcher 05 May Ramsey Canyon Preserve (formerly Mile Hi Ranch)
  Black-capped Gnatcatcher 05 May Florida Canyon--lower
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