Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
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  Name Date Location
Check Lesser Nighthawk 24 Jan Ora Mae Harn Park
Check Cassin's Kingbird 24 Jan Green Valley Country Club Estates (private)
Check Lesser Nighthawk 24 Jan Ajo Sewage Ponds
Check Lewis's Woodpecker 24 Jan
Check White-crowned Sparrow (Dark-lored) 24 Jan Woodland Rd., Tucson
  Golden-crowned Sparrow 24 Jan Rio Salado Project
  Gray Hawk 24 Jan Rio Salado Project
  Golden-crowned Sparrow 24 Jan Rio Salado Project
  Gray Hawk 24 Jan Rio Salado Project
Check Eurasian Wigeon 24 Jan
  Roseate Spoonbill 24 Jan Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Tundra Swan 24 Jan Prescott--Willow Lake
  Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay 24 Jan
Check Williamson's Sapsucker 24 Jan Kennedy Park
  Eurasian Wigeon 24 Jan Cibola NWR--Cornfield Nature Trail
Check Gila Woodpecker 24 Jan Madera Canyon--Santa Rita Lodge
  Rough-legged Hawk 24 Jan stakeout Rough-legged Hawk, Queen Creek (2022)
Check Rough-legged Hawk 24 Jan stakeout Rough-legged Hawk, Queen Creek (2022)
  Roseate Spoonbill 24 Jan Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Violet-crowned Hummingbird 24 Jan
  Gray Hawk 24 Jan
  Gray Hawk 24 Jan
Check Mexican Duck 24 Jan Ajo Sewage Ponds
  Yellow-bellied x Red-naped Sapsucker (hybrid) 24 Jan Dankworth Pond SP
  Yellow-bellied x Red-naped Sapsucker (hybrid) 24 Jan Dankworth Pond SP
Check Eastern Bluebird 24 Jan Fort Lowell Park and Pantano Wash
Check Rufous-backed Robin 24 Jan Beeline Highway--Bushnell Tanks Trailhead
Check Rufous-backed Robin 24 Jan Beeline Highway--Bushnell Tanks Trailhead
Check Eastern Bluebird 24 Jan Fort Lowell Park and Pantano Wash
  Chihuahuan Raven 24 Jan
Check Rusty Blackbird 24 Jan Sweetwater Wetlands
Check Greater Pewee 24 Jan Randolph GC/Hardesty Building
Check American White Pelican 24 Jan Cholla Lake Park (Historic)
Check Rose-throated Becard 24 Jan De Anza Trail--Tubac
Check Rose-throated Becard 24 Jan De Anza Trail--Tubac
Check Broad-billed Hummingbird 24 Jan Santa Cruz River--Twin Peaks Rd.
Check Chestnut-sided Warbler 24 Jan Santa Cruz River--Twin Peaks Rd.
Check Lewis's Woodpecker 24 Jan Green Valley--Madera Highlands
Check Tundra Swan 24 Jan Prescott--Willow Lake
Check Cackling Goose 24 Jan Prescott--Willow Lake
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