Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
Check = Sighting confirmed by an eBird reviewer
  Name Date Location
  Neotropic Cormorant 20 Jun San Pedro RNCA--Hereford Bridge
  Hooded Merganser 20 Jun Watson Lake and Riparian Preserve
  Berylline Hummingbird 20 Jun Cave Creek Canyon--Southwestern Research Station
  White-eared Hummingbird 20 Jun Cave Creek Canyon--Southwestern Research Station
  Lucifer Hummingbird 20 Jun Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
  Redhead 20 Jun Sedona Wetlands Preserve
Check Costa's Hummingbird 20 Jun Madera Canyon--Madera Kubo B&B
  Hooded Warbler 20 Jun
  Yellow-eyed Junco 20 Jun Kachina Wetlands
  Lesser Scaup 20 Jun Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
Check Long-billed Dowitcher 20 Jun Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
Check Inca Dove 20 Jun WOW Arizona B&B
Check Rufous Hummingbird 20 Jun Mt. Lemmon--Palisades Visitor Center
Check Yellow-billed Cuckoo 20 Jun
  Gray Catbird 20 Jun Hassayampa River Preserve
  Gray Hawk 20 Jun Hassayampa River Preserve
Check Rose-throated Becard 20 Jun
Check Indigo Bunting 20 Jun Sweetwater Wetlands
  Wilson's Phalarope 20 Jun
  Red-breasted Merganser 20 Jun Scott Reservoir
Check Mexican Duck 20 Jun Sweetwater Wetlands
Check Pied-billed Grebe 20 Jun Green Valley WRF (controlled access)
Check American Wigeon 20 Jun Green Valley WRF (controlled access)
  Ring-billed Gull 20 Jun Lake Havasu City--Rotary Park
Check American Robin 20 Jun Las Cienegas NCA--Levee and Cienega
  Common Ground Dove 20 Jun Brown's Crossing (La Paz Co.)
  Violet-green Swallow 20 Jun Brown's Crossing (La Paz Co.)
  Spotted Sandpiper 20 Jun Brown's Crossing (La Paz Co.)
Check Laughing Gull 20 Jun Glendale Recharge Ponds
Check Tropical Kingbird 20 Jun
  Western Flycatcher (Pacific-slope) 20 Jun Las Cienegas NCA--Cottonwood Tanks
  White-crowned Sparrow 20 Jun Beeline Highway--Bushnell Tanks Trailhead
  Bushtit 20 Jun Beeline Highway--Bushnell Tanks Trailhead
  Swainson's Thrush 20 Jun Oak Creek Canyon--West Fork
Check Common Nighthawk 20 Jun
  Kentucky Warbler 20 Jun Oak Creek Canyon--West Fork
  Least Bittern 20 Jun Goree's Pond
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