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
  Flame-colored Tanager 26 Apr Ramsey Canyon Preserve (formerly Mile Hi Ranch)
  Tufted Flycatcher 26 Apr Ramsey Canyon Preserve (formerly Mile Hi Ranch)
Check Cassin's Finch 26 Apr
Check Ladder-backed Woodpecker 26 Apr
Check Northern Cardinal 26 Apr
Check Baird's Sandpiper 26 Apr
  Common Goldeneye 26 Apr
  Rufous-capped Warbler 26 Apr Upper Hunter Canyon Trail
  Rufous-capped Warbler 26 Apr Upper Hunter Canyon Trail
  Rufous-capped Warbler 26 Apr Upper Hunter Canyon Trail
  Hooded Warbler 26 Apr Hassayampa River Preserve
  Black-and-white Warbler 26 Apr
  Brewer's Sparrow (breweri) 26 Apr
Check Cassin's Finch 26 Apr Paradise--George Walker House
Check Ovenbird 26 Apr Paradise--George Walker House
  Rufous-backed Robin 26 Apr De Anza Trail--Tumacacori
  Steller's Jay 26 Apr Madera Canyon--Mt. Wrightson Picnic Area & Upper Canyon Trails
Check Northern Cardinal 26 Apr Sweetwater Wetlands
  Least Bittern 26 Apr Dead Horse Ranch SP
  Cassin's Finch 26 Apr Ash Canyon B&B (Wed noon-dusk; dawn-dusk other days)
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