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
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  Name Date Location
Check Rose-throated Becard 30 May De Anza Trail--Tubac
Check Neotropic Cormorant 30 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
  Botteri's Sparrow 30 May Oracle SP
Check Redhead 30 May Amado WTP
Check Mississippi Kite 30 May De Anza Trail--Tubac
Check Rose-throated Becard 30 May De Anza Trail--Tubac
Check Redhead 30 May Amado WTP
Check Lucifer Hummingbird 30 May Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
  Acorn Woodpecker 30 May
Check Rose-throated Becard 30 May De Anza Trail--Tubac
Check Rose-throated Becard 30 May De Anza Trail--Tubac
Check Rose-throated Becard 30 May De Anza Trail--Tubac
Check Rose-throated Becard 30 May De Anza Trail--Tubac
  Cedar Waxwing 30 May
  Cedar Waxwing 30 May
  Brown-crested Flycatcher (Arizona) 30 May Seven Springs Wash
  Bushtit 30 May Seven Springs Wash
Check Snow Goose 30 May Christopher Columbus Park
Check Western Grebe 30 May Christopher Columbus Park
Check Bufflehead 30 May Glen Canyon NRA--Lee's Ferry
Check Lucifer Hummingbird 30 May Box Canyon
Check Hooded Warbler 30 May Little Elden Springs
Check Northern Parula 30 May Rio de Flag--Picture Canyon
Check Crescent-chested Warbler 30 May stakeout Crescent-chested Warbler, Morse Canyon Trail #43 (2020)
  Elegant Trogon 30 May Madera Canyon--Madera Picnic Area
Check Black-capped Gnatcatcher 30 May Florida Canyon--lower
Check Hooded Oriole 30 May Glen Canyon NRA--Lonely Dell Ranch
Check Green-winged Teal 30 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
Check Neotropic Cormorant 30 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
Check Greater Yellowlegs 30 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
Check Berylline Hummingbird 30 May Madera Canyon--Santa Rita Lodge
Check Berylline Hummingbird 30 May Madera Canyon--Santa Rita Lodge
Check Five-striped Sparrow 30 May stakeout Five-striped Sparrow, Box Canyon (2017-20)
Check Lucifer Hummingbird 30 May stakeout Five-striped Sparrow, Box Canyon (2017-20)
Check Northern Parula 30 May Rio de Flag--Picture Canyon
Check Five-striped Sparrow 30 May Montosa Canyon--km 1 (culvert area)
Check Rufous-crowned Sparrow 30 May
Check Berylline Hummingbird 30 May Madera Canyon--Santa Rita Lodge
Check Berylline Hummingbird 30 May Madera Canyon--Santa Rita Lodge
Check Crescent-chested Warbler 30 May stakeout Crescent-chested Warbler, Morse Canyon Trail #43 (2020)
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