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
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  Name Date Location
  Northern Saw-whet Owl 06 Mar Cave Creek Canyon
Check Western Bluebird 06 Mar Santa Cruz River--Ina Rd.
  Black-chinned Hummingbird 06 Mar
Check Snow Goose 06 Mar Reid Park
  Eastern Bluebird 06 Mar Reid Park
  Dusky Flycatcher 06 Mar Moon Valley Park
  Rufous-winged Sparrow 06 Mar
  Black-chinned Hummingbird 06 Mar
Check Black-chinned Hummingbird 06 Mar
Check Black-chinned Hummingbird 06 Mar
  Gilded Flicker 06 Mar Casa de San Pedro B&B--Visitors Welcome
Check Zone-tailed Hawk 06 Mar
Check Lawrence's Goldfinch 06 Mar Santa Gertrudis Lane (foot access only)
Check Rufous-backed Robin 06 Mar Santa Gertrudis Lane (foot access only)
  Cassin's Finch 06 Mar Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
  Bullock's Oriole 06 Mar Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
  Cassin's Finch 06 Mar Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)
Check American Bittern 06 Mar Sweetwater Wetlands
Check Ovenbird 06 Mar De Anza Trail--Carmen (Clark Crossing Rd)
Check Ovenbird 06 Mar De Anza Trail--Carmen (Clark Crossing Rd)
  American Dipper 06 Mar Cave Creek Canyon--Herb Martyr CG
  Double-crested Cormorant 06 Mar Parker Canyon Lake
  Snow Goose 06 Mar Cibola NWR--Goose Loop auto tour
Check Rose-throated Becard 06 Mar De Anza Trail--Tubac
Check Brown Thrasher 06 Mar Tanque Verde Wash--Wentworth Rd.
Check Ovenbird 06 Mar De Anza Trail--Carmen (Clark Crossing Rd)
Check Broad-billed Hummingbird 06 Mar Sweetwater Wetlands
Check Broad-billed Hummingbird 06 Mar Sweetwater Wetlands
Check Eurasian Wigeon 06 Mar Chaparral Park
Check Bewick's Wren 06 Mar Sweetwater Wetlands
Check Ovenbird 06 Mar De Anza Trail--Carmen (Clark Crossing Rd)
Check Ovenbird 06 Mar De Anza Trail--Carmen (Clark Crossing Rd)
  Short-billed Dowitcher 06 Mar Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Cackling Goose 06 Mar Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Black-and-white Warbler 06 Mar Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
Check White-tailed Kite 06 Mar Arlington Wildlife Area
Check American Goldfinch 06 Mar
Check Williamson's Sapsucker 06 Mar
Check Lawrence's Goldfinch 06 Mar Santa Gertrudis Lane (foot access only)
Check Rufous-backed Robin 06 Mar Santa Gertrudis Lane (foot access only)
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