Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
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  Name Date Location
  Rufous-backed Robin 24 Jan Santa Gertrudis Lane (foot access only)
  Greater Scaup 24 Jan stakeout White-winged Scoter, CAP at Lake Pleasant Pkwy (2020)
  White-winged Scoter 24 Jan stakeout White-winged Scoter, CAP at Lake Pleasant Pkwy (2020)
  Ruddy Ground Dove 24 Jan
  Common Goldeneye 24 Jan Randolph GC/Hardesty Building
  Summer Tanager 24 Jan Randolph GC/Hardesty Building
  White-throated Sparrow 24 Jan Sabino Dam and downstream riparian
  Double-crested Cormorant 24 Jan Christopher Columbus Park
  Snow Goose 24 Jan Christopher Columbus Park
  Gilded Flicker 24 Jan Saguaro NP--East--Lower Chiminea Canyon
  Double-crested Cormorant 24 Jan Christopher Columbus Park
  Rufous-backed Robin 24 Jan Santa Gertrudis Lane (foot access only)
  Cassin's Kingbird 24 Jan Quail Creek Veterans Municipal Park
  Summer Tanager 24 Jan Randolph GC/Hardesty Building
  Rufous-backed Robin 24 Jan Santa Gertrudis Lane (foot access only)
  Rufous-backed Robin 24 Jan Santa Gertrudis Lane (foot access only)
  Black Scoter 24 Jan Lake Pleasant--Ten Lane Boat Ramp
  Mexican Duck 24 Jan
Check Snow Goose 23 Jan Reid Park
  Mexican Duck 23 Jan Sam Lena Park and KERP
  Common Goldeneye 23 Jan Randolph GC/Hardesty Building
Check Summer Tanager 23 Jan Randolph GC/Hardesty Building
Check Northern Parula 23 Jan Santa Cruz River--Ina Rd.
Check Northern Parula 23 Jan Santa Cruz River--Ina Rd.
Check Northern Parula 23 Jan Santa Cruz River--Ina Rd.
  Ruddy Ground Dove 23 Jan Red Rock Feedlot
Check Northern Parula 23 Jan Santa Cruz River--Ina Rd.
Check Blue Grosbeak 23 Jan Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
Check Black Scoter 23 Jan Lake Pleasant--Ten Lane Boat Ramp
Check Horned Grebe 23 Jan Lake Pleasant--Ten Lane Boat Ramp
Check Common Loon 23 Jan Lake Pleasant--Ten Lane Boat Ramp
Check Northern Parula 23 Jan Santa Cruz River--Ina Rd.
Check Northern Parula 23 Jan Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
Check Blue Grosbeak 23 Jan Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
Check White-throated Sparrow 23 Jan Paton Center for Hummingbirds (Patons' Yard)
Check Northern Parula 23 Jan Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
Check Northern Parula 23 Jan Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Bald Eagle 23 Jan San Carlos Lake--Coolidge Dam (Pinal Co.)
  Bald Eagle 23 Jan San Carlos Lake--Coolidge Dam (Pinal Co.)
Check Northern Parula 23 Jan Santa Cruz River--Ina Rd.
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