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
  White-throated Sparrow 21 Apr
  Costa's Hummingbird 21 Apr
  Lucifer Hummingbird 21 Apr Ash Canyon B&B (Wed noon-dusk; dawn-dusk other days)
  Chihuahuan Raven 21 Apr Sam Lena Park and KERP
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 21 Apr
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 21 Apr Portal--Bob Rodrigues yard (Dave Jasper's old yard)
  Montezuma Quail 21 Apr
  Virginia Rail 21 Apr Kennedy Park
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 21 Apr
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 21 Apr Santa Cruz River--Cortaro Rd.
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 21 Apr Portal--Bob Rodrigues yard (Dave Jasper's old yard)
  Ruddy Ground-Dove 21 Apr
  Bufflehead 21 Apr Glendale Recharge Ponds
Check Great Blue Heron 20 Apr
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 20 Apr Portal--Cathedral Rock Rd at Creek Rd
Check Great Blue Heron 20 Apr
  White-faced Ibis 20 Apr
Check Five-striped Sparrow 20 Apr stakeout Five-striped Sparrow, Box Canyon (2017-9)
Check Five-striped Sparrow 20 Apr stakeout Five-striped Sparrow, Box Canyon (2017-9)
Check Bufflehead 20 Apr Glendale Recharge Ponds
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