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
  Western Screech-Owl 25 Jul Madera Canyon--Santa Rita Lodge
  Black-capped Gnatcatcher 25 Jul California Gulch/Warsaw Canyon confluence
  Common Black Hawk 25 Jul Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
Check Brown Pelican 25 Jul
  Black Tern 25 Jul Becker Lake
  Brown Pelican 25 Jul Amado WTP
Check Baird's Sandpiper 25 Jul
Check Stilt Sandpiper 25 Jul
  Black-capped Gnatcatcher 25 Jul
  Black-capped Gnatcatcher 25 Jul
  Five-striped Sparrow 25 Jul
  Red-necked Phalarope 25 Jul
  American Wigeon 25 Jul
  American Wigeon 25 Jul
  Red-necked Phalarope 25 Jul
  Black-capped Gnatcatcher 25 Jul
Check Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 25 Jul Buenos Aires NWR--Headquarters Area
  Crested Caracara 25 Jul Santa Cruz Flats--Baumgartner/Wheeler
  Tropical Kingbird 25 Jul Santa Cruz Flats--Baumgartner/Wheeler
Check Black Vulture 25 Jul
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