Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
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  Name Date Location
Check Northern Saw-whet Owl 02 Feb Mt. Lemmon--Palisades Visitor Center
Check Northern Saw-whet Owl 02 Feb Mt. Lemmon--Palisades Visitor Center
Check Northern Saw-whet Owl 02 Feb Mt. Lemmon--Palisades Visitor Center
Check Cassin's Kingbird 02 Feb Green Valley Country Club Estates (private)
Check Broad-tailed Hummingbird 02 Feb Green Valley Country Club Estates (private)
Check Horned Grebe 02 Feb Lake Pleasant--Two Cow Cove
Check Harris's Hawk 02 Feb Curly Horse Ranch Rd (Santa Cruz Co.)
Check Tropical Kingbird 02 Feb Riggs and Price Rds. ponds
Check Tropical Kingbird 02 Feb Riggs and Price Rds. ponds
  Pacific Loon 02 Feb Tempe Town Lake
  Common Loon 02 Feb Tempe Town Lake
Check Townsend's Solitaire 02 Feb Quail Creek Country Club
  Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis) 02 Feb
Check Lazuli Bunting 02 Feb Santa Cruz River--El Camino Del Cerro
Check Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 02 Feb Catalina SP
Check Lawrence's Goldfinch 02 Feb Catalina SP
Check Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 02 Feb Catalina SP
Check Lawrence's Goldfinch 02 Feb Catalina SP
Check Townsend's Solitaire 02 Feb Tanque Verde Wash--Tanque Verde Loop Rd.
Check Townsend's Solitaire 02 Feb Tanque Verde Wash--Tanque Verde Loop Rd.
  Dusky Flycatcher 02 Feb Tonto Creek--Gisela
  Dusky Flycatcher 02 Feb Tonto Creek--Gisela
Check Brown Pelican 02 Feb Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Solitary Sandpiper 02 Feb Salt River--Blue Point Recreation Area
Check White-throated Sparrow 02 Feb
  Rough-legged Hawk 02 Feb
Check Rufous-backed Robin 02 Feb La Posta Quemada Ranch
Check Townsend's Solitaire 02 Feb La Posta Quemada Ranch
Check Rufous-backed Robin 02 Feb La Posta Quemada Ranch
Check Hepatic Tanager 02 Feb Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
Check Cassin's Finch 02 Feb Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
Check Winter Wren 02 Feb Las Cienegas NCA--Empire Gulch
Check Townsend's Solitaire 02 Feb Las Cienegas NCA--Empire Gulch
Check Mexican Duck 02 Feb Fort Lowell Park and Pantano Wash
Check Golden Eagle 02 Feb Raptor Fields east of S. Avenue B
Check Townsend's Solitaire 02 Feb
Check Townsend's Solitaire 02 Feb
  Evening Grosbeak (type 4) 02 Feb Whispering Pines--Chase Creek
  Evening Grosbeak (type 4) 02 Feb Whispering Pines--Chase Creek
Check Greater Pewee 02 Feb De Anza Trail--Tubac
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