Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
Check = Sighting confirmed by an eBird reviewer
  Name Date Location
  American White Pelican 27 May Lakeside Park
  Snow Goose 27 May Red Mountain Park
  American White Pelican 27 May Lakeside Park
  Tropical Kingbird 27 May Hassayampa River Preserve
  Thick-billed Kingbird 27 May Hassayampa River Preserve
  Broad-billed Hummingbird 27 May Hassayampa River Preserve
  American Robin 27 May Madera Canyon--Madera Picnic Area
  Elegant Trogon 27 May Madera Canyon--Madera Picnic Area
  Elegant Trogon 27 May Madera Canyon--Madera Picnic Area
  American Robin 27 May Madera Canyon--Madera Picnic Area
  Painted Bunting 27 May Tres Rios Overbank Wetlands (permit required)
  American White Pelican 26 May Lakeside Park
  Grasshopper Sparrow 26 May
  American White Pelican 26 May Lakeside Park
  Bendire's Thrasher 26 May CAP Recharge Basin--Mile Wide Rd
  Bendire's Thrasher 26 May CAP Recharge Basin--Mile Wide Rd
  Bendire's Thrasher 26 May CAP Recharge Basin--Mile Wide Rd
Check Tufted Flycatcher 26 May stakeout Tufted Flycatcher, Upper Ramsey Canyon (2015-16)
Check Slate-throated Redstart 26 May stakeout Slate-throated Redstart, Pinery Canyon, AZ (2016)
Check Flame-colored Tanager 26 May Ramsey Canyon Preserve (formerly Mile Hi Ranch)
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