Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
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  Name Date Location
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 20 Aug Benson STP
Check Black-chinned Hummingbird 20 Aug Mt. Lemmon--Summerhaven
Check Black-chinned Hummingbird 20 Aug Mt. Lemmon--Summerhaven
  Berylline Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout Berylline Hummingbird, Crystal Cave Trail #382
  Tropical Kingbird 20 Aug Evergreen Turf Sod Farm--Tweedy/Pretzer (bird from perimeter roads only)
  Tropical Kingbird 20 Aug Evergreen Turf Sod Farm--Tweedy/Pretzer (bird from perimeter roads only)
  Tropical Kingbird 20 Aug Evergreen Turf Sod Farm--Tweedy/Pretzer (bird from perimeter roads only)
Check Juniper Titmouse 20 Aug Redington Pass--Bellota Ranch Lake
Check Juniper Titmouse 20 Aug Redington Pass--Bellota Ranch Lake
  Bendire's Thrasher 20 Aug Portal--Willow Tank
  Common Ground Dove 20 Aug
  Lucifer Hummingbird 20 Aug Ash Canyon B&B (closed Wednesdays)
  Lucifer Hummingbird 20 Aug Ash Canyon B&B (closed Wednesdays)
Check Willow Flycatcher 20 Aug
Check Willow Flycatcher 20 Aug
  Bendire's Thrasher 20 Aug Stateline Rd. (Cochise Co.)
  Bendire's Thrasher 20 Aug Stateline Rd. (Cochise Co.)
  White-eared Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout White-eared Hummingbird, Herb Martyr CG--Cima Creek (2019)
  Berylline Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout Berylline Hummingbird, Crystal Cave Trail #382
  Northern Harrier 20 Aug Canoa Ranch Conservation Park
  Brown Pelican 20 Aug Hidden Lake (private; for access see www.hiddenlakeaz.com)
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 20 Aug
  White-eared Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout White-eared Hummingbird, Herb Martyr CG--Cima Creek (2019)
  White-eared Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout White-eared Hummingbird, Herb Martyr CG--Cima Creek (2019)
  White-eared Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout White-eared Hummingbird, Herb Martyr CG--Cima Creek (2019)
  White-eared Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout White-eared Hummingbird, Herb Martyr CG--Cima Creek (2019)
  White-eared Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout White-eared Hummingbird, Herb Martyr CG--Cima Creek (2019)
  White-eared Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout White-eared Hummingbird, Herb Martyr CG--Cima Creek (2019)
  Berylline Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout Berylline Hummingbird, Crystal Cave Trail #382
Check Rufous-crowned Sparrow 20 Aug
  Northern Cardinal 20 Aug
  Berylline Hummingbird 20 Aug stakeout Berylline Hummingbird, Crystal Cave Trail #382
Check Black-capped Gnatcatcher 20 Aug Box Canyon
Check Black-capped Gnatcatcher 20 Aug Box Canyon
  Botteri's Sparrow 20 Aug Oracle SP
  Cassin's Sparrow 20 Aug Oracle SP
  MacGillivray's Warbler 20 Aug Madera Canyon--Carrie Nation Trail
  MacGillivray's Warbler 20 Aug Madera Canyon--Carrie Nation Trail
  Rufous-capped Warbler 20 Aug Miller Canyon Trail
Check Black-throated Gray Warbler 20 Aug
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