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
  Short-billed Dowitcher 21 Oct Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
  Red-necked Phalarope 21 Oct Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Stilt Sandpiper 21 Oct Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Ferruginous Hawk 21 Oct
Check Western Tanager 21 Oct Agua Caliente Park
Check Western Tanager 21 Oct Agua Caliente Park
  Lewis's Woodpecker 21 Oct Stockton Pass CG
  Bendire's Thrasher 21 Oct Gillespie Wash
  Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) 21 Oct Gillespie Wash
Check Inca Dove 21 Oct Tanque Verde Wash--Tanque Verde Loop Rd.
  Golden-crowned Sparrow 20 Oct Lake Havasu City--Rotary Park
  Baird's Sandpiper 20 Oct Thatcher--Reay Lane WTP
  Herring Gull (American) 20 Oct Lake Pleasant (Yavapai Co.)
  Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 20 Oct Lake Pleasant (Yavapai Co.)
  Gilded Flicker 20 Oct Lake Pleasant (Yavapai Co.)
Check Western Tanager 20 Oct Madera Canyon--Proctor Rd.
  Bullock's Oriole 20 Oct Madera Canyon--Madera Kubo B&B
Check Bell's Vireo 20 Oct Christopher Columbus Park
Check Canada Goose 20 Oct Christopher Columbus Park
Check Canada Goose 20 Oct
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