Latest Rarities

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Notable Sightings in Arizona
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  Name Date Location
  Solitary Sandpiper 20 May Daley Estates Ponds
  Lincoln's Sparrow 20 May Daley Estates Ponds
  Lucifer Hummingbird 20 May Battiste's Bird Garden
Check Black Vulture 20 May
  Hermit Thrush 20 May
  Lesser Scaup 20 May Prescott--Willow Lake
Check Thick-billed Kingbird 20 May Box Canyon
  Snow Goose 20 May
  Northern Pintail 20 May Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
  Vesper Sparrow 20 May De Anza Trail--Tubac
  Red-naped Sapsucker 20 May Mt. Graham--Ladybug Trail
  White-eared Hummingbird 20 May Paradise--George Walker House
  American Crow 20 May
  Bufflehead 20 May Kearny Lake
Check Ring-necked Duck 20 May Amado WTP
  American Wigeon 20 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
  Green-winged Teal 20 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
  Bendire's Thrasher 20 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
  Green-tailed Towhee 20 May
Check Blue-throated Mountain-gem 20 May Mt. Lemmon--Palisades Visitor Center
  White-eyed Vireo 20 May Cameron Seep
Check Berylline Hummingbird 20 May Madera Canyon--Madera Kubo B&B
Check White-crowned Sparrow (oriantha) 20 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
Check Green-winged Teal (American) 20 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
Check Crested Caracara 20 May
Check Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher 20 May stakeout Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher, Bear Canyon pullout
Check Sharp-shinned Hawk 20 May Carr Canyon--Reef Townsite CG
  Orchard Oriole 20 May Cameron Trading Post
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak 20 May Cameron Trading Post
Check Grace's Warbler 20 May Mt. Ord--FR 1688
  House Wren 20 May Mt. Ord--FR 1688
  Hairy Woodpecker 20 May Mt. Ord--FR 1688
  Redhead 20 May
  Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed) 20 May Cave Creek Canyon--South Fork
  Willow Flycatcher (Southwestern) 20 May Winslow--La Posada Hotel garden
Check Tree Swallow 20 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
Check California Gull 20 May Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course
Check American Goshawk 20 May Ramsey Canyon Preserve (formerly Mile Hi Ranch)
Check Brown Creeper 20 May De Anza Trail--Tubac
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