Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
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  Name Date Location
  Elegant Trogon 15 Dec Sabino Dam and downstream riparian
  Hammond's Flycatcher 15 Dec Sabino Dam and downstream riparian
Check Ruddy Ground Dove 15 Dec
  Broad-billed Hummingbird 15 Dec Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
  Broad-tailed Hummingbird 15 Dec Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
Check Yellow Warbler 15 Dec Glendale Recharge Ponds
  Cassin's Kingbird 15 Dec
  Cassin's Kingbird 15 Dec
Check Black-and-white Warbler 14 Dec
Check Black-and-white Warbler 14 Dec
Check Bell's Sparrow 14 Dec
Check American White Pelican 14 Dec Amado WTP
Check Snow Goose 14 Dec San Rafael Grasslands
Check American Redstart 14 Dec
Check Magnolia Warbler 14 Dec Skunk Creek Riparian Area/Trailhead
Check Mexican Duck 14 Dec The Lakes at Castle Rock
  Sandhill Crane 14 Dec
Check American White Pelican 14 Dec Amado WTP
  Long-eared Owl 14 Dec Saguaro Lake--Butcher Jones Beach
  Tundra Swan 14 Dec
Check Rufous-winged Sparrow 14 Dec Redington Pass--Bellota Ranch Lake
  Chihuahuan Raven 14 Dec Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
Check White-throated Sparrow 14 Dec Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
Check White-throated Sparrow 14 Dec Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
Check White-throated Sparrow 14 Dec Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
  Chihuahuan Raven 14 Dec Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
  Chihuahuan Raven 14 Dec Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
Check White-throated Sparrow 14 Dec Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
Check Greater Scaup 14 Dec Christopher Columbus Park
Check Wilson's Warbler 14 Dec Christopher Columbus Park
Check Wilson's Warbler 14 Dec Christopher Columbus Park
Check Snow Goose 14 Dec Christopher Columbus Park
Check Snow Goose 14 Dec Christopher Columbus Park
Check Greater Scaup 14 Dec Christopher Columbus Park
Check Gray Hawk 14 Dec Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center
Check Long-tailed Duck 14 Dec Ashurst Lake
Check Pygmy Nuthatch 14 Dec
Check Pygmy Nuthatch 14 Dec
  Tundra Swan 14 Dec Snowflake--Cottonwood Wash/Silver Creek confluence
  Red-breasted Sapsucker 14 Dec
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