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
Check Red-breasted Merganser 17 Nov Lake Pleasant (Maricopa Co.)
Check Greater White-fronted Goose 17 Nov Christopher Columbus Park
Check Snow Goose 17 Nov Christopher Columbus Park
Check American White Pelican 17 Nov Amado WTP
Check American White Pelican 17 Nov Amado WTP
  Broad-billed Hummingbird 17 Nov
  Broad-tailed Hummingbird 17 Nov
Check Gray Catbird 17 Nov ASU Main Campus
Check Gray Catbird 17 Nov ASU Main Campus
  Costa's Hummingbird 17 Nov Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
  Broad-billed Hummingbird 17 Nov Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
  Swamp Sparrow 17 Nov Havasu NWR--Pintail Slough/North Dike
  Swamp Sparrow 17 Nov Havasu NWR--Pintail Slough/North Dike
  Chihuahuan Raven 17 Nov
  Dunlin 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Gila Co.)
  Greater Scaup 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Gila Co.)
  Greater Scaup 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Gila Co.)
  Dunlin 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Gila Co.)
  American Avocet 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  Greater Scaup 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  Greater Scaup 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  Dunlin 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  Dunlin 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  Clark's Grebe 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  Clark's Grebe 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  Bald Eagle 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  Bald Eagle 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  American Avocet 17 Nov San Carlos Lake (Pinal Co.)
  Northern Parula 17 Nov Hassayampa River Preserve
Check House Wren 17 Nov
Check Pyrrhuloxia 17 Nov
Check Pyrrhuloxia 17 Nov
Check Greater White-fronted Goose 17 Nov Christopher Columbus Park
Check Snow Goose 17 Nov Christopher Columbus Park
Check Brown Pelican 17 Nov Lower River Road Ponds
  Barrow's Goldeneye 17 Nov Lake Pleasant (Maricopa Co.)
Check Red-breasted Merganser 17 Nov Lake Pleasant (Maricopa Co.)
Check American White Pelican 17 Nov Amado WTP
  Clay-colored Sparrow 17 Nov
Check American White Pelican 17 Nov Amado WTP
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