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All photos from all years

Three Categories sorted by Taxonomic Order

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  • Review and Sketch Details Species
  • Regional Interest, Out of Season, Breeding Records, and Site Detail
  • Hybrids, Exotics, and Other

     * Records of these species after 01 January 2013 are no longer normally posted. 

    Note: Individual pages follow the taxonomy at the time they were posted.

    Statewide Rarities

        Anatidae - Ducks, Geese and Swans

        Podicipedidae - Grebes

        Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves

         Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis

        Caprimulgidae - Nighthawks and Nightjars

    Apodidae - Swifts

    Trochilidae - Hummingbirds

        Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots

    Gruiae - Cranes

        Charadriidae - Plovers

        Jacanidae - Jacanas

        Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies

        Stercorariidae - Jaegers

        Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

        Gaviidae - Loons

        Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds

         Procellariidae - Shearwaters, Fulmars, Gadfly Petrels, Prions

         Hydrobatidae - Storm-Petrels

        Ciconiidae - Storks

        Fregatidae - Frigatebirds

        Sulidae - Boobies

         Ardeidae - Bitterns, Herons, and Egrets

        Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills

         Accipitridae - Kites, Eagles, and Hawks

        Strigidae - Typical Owls

        Picidae - Woodpeckers

        Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers

        Tityridae - Becards and Tityras

        Laniidae - Shrikes

        Vireonidae - Vireos

       Corvidae - Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens

       Hirundinidae - Swallows

        Paridae - Chickadees and Titmice

        Troglodytidae - Wrens

        Polioptilidae - Gnatcatchers

        Turdidae - Thrushes

        Mimidae - Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers

    Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits

    Fringillidae - Finches and Goldfinches

    Calcariidae -Longspurs and Snow Buntings

       Emberizidae - Emberizine Finches

      Passerellidae - New World Sparrows

     Icteridae - Blackbirds, Orioles and Relatives

    Parulidae - Wood Warblers

        Cardinalidae - Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Buntings

    Thraupidae - Tanagers, Seedeaters, and allies

     

  • Regional Interest, Out of Season, Breeding Records, and Site Detail

         Anatidae - Ducsk, Geese and Swans

         Odontophoridae - Quail

        Podicipedidae - Grebes

        Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves

         Trochilidae - Hummingbirds

       Gruidae - Cranes

        Charadriidae - Plovers

        Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies

        Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

        Gaviidae - Loons

         Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants

         Ardeidae - Bitterns, Herons, and Egrets

         Accipitridae - Kites, Eagles, and Hawks

        Strigidae - Typical Owls

         Trogonidae - Trogons

        Alcedinidae - Kingfishers

        Picidae - Woodpeckers

       Falconidae - Falcons and Caracaras

    Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers

        Vireonidae - Vireos

        Corvidae - Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens

        Hirundinidae - Swallows

        Cinclidae - Dippers

        Regulidae - Kinglets

        Turdidae - Thrushes

        Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits

       Fringillidae - Finches and Goldfinches

        Calcariidae -Longspurs and Snow Buntings

        Passerellidae - New World Sparrows

    Icteriidae - Yellow-breasted Chat

    Icteridae - Blackbirds, Orioles and Relatives

    Parulidae - Wood Warblers

    Cardinalidae - Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Buntings

    Hybrids, Exotics, and Other

        Anatidae - Ducks, Geese and Swans

       Odontophoridae - Quail

        Podicipedidae - Grebes

         Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves

        Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis

        Musophagidae - Turacos

        Trochilidae - Hummingbirds

      Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots

    Heliornithidae - Sungrebes

    • Sungrebe, Bosque del Apache, NM - added 19 November 2008

    Gruidae - Cranes

        Scolopacidae - Sandpipers

       Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

        Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills

         Accipitridae - Kites, Eagles, and Hawks

         Picidae - Woodpeckers

       Falconidae - Falcons and Caracaras

       Psittacidae - Parrots

        Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers

        Corvidae - Jays and Crows

        Hirundinidae - Swallows

        Sittidae - Nuthatches

          Turdidae - Thrushes

       Mimidae - Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers 

       Ploceidae- Weavers and Allies

        Estrildidae - Waxbills and Allies

        Passeridae - Old World Sparrows

     Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits 

    Fringillidae - Finches and Goldfinches

        Calcariidae - Longspurs and Buntings

        Passerellidae - New World Sparrows

      Icteridae - Blackbirds, Orioles and Relatives

       Parulidae - Wood Warblers

     Cardinalidae - Tanagers, Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Buntings


    Featured Photos 

       Ruby-throated Hummingbird
    Flagstaff
    Photo by Jason Wilder

       Little Bunting
    Slaughter Ranch
    Photo by Chris Benesh

       Common Crane
    Mormon Lake
    Photo by Dale Clark

       White Wagtail
    Ajo
    Photo by Chris McCreedy

       Black-throated Green Warbler
    Red Rock
    Photo by Laurens Halsey

       Black-capped Chickadee
    Colorado City
    Photo by Chris McCreedy

       Nutting's Flycatcher
    California Gulch
    Photo by Chris McCreedy

       Lesser Sand-Plover
    Leupp
    Photo by Bryan Patrick

       Black Storm-Petrel
    Benson
    Photo by Pete Baum

       Juan Fernandez Petrel
    Tucson
    Photo by Brian Gibbons

       Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel
    Mesa
    Photo by Gordon Karre

       Wedge-tailed Shearwater
    Amado STP
    Photo by Laurens Halsey

       California Scrub-Jay
    Yuma
    Photo by David Vander Pluym

       Aztec Thrush
    Madera Canyon
    Photo by Gary Jue

       Pine Flycatcher
    Aliso Spring
    Photo by Dave Stejskal

       Carolina Wren
    Overgaard
    Photo by Jerry Jackson

       Blue Mockingbird
    Ramsey Canyon
    Photo by Matthew Reynolds

    Tufted Flycatcher
    Ramsey Canyon
    Photo by Charles Melton

    Crescent-chested Warbler
    Granite Basin Lake
    Photo by Carl Tomoff

    White-eared Hummingbird
    Phoenix
    Photo by Duane Morse

    Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
    Rimmy Jim Tank
    Photo by Jason Wilder

     

    Slate-throated Redstart
    Chiricahuas
    Photo by Mary Dineen

    Glaucous Gull
    Katherine Landing
    Photo by David Vander Pluym


    Lesser Black-backed Gull

    Arrowhead Lakes
    Photo by Joe Neely

      Buff-collared Nightjar
    California Gulch
    Photo by Charles Melton



    Blue Jay

    Patagonia
    Photo by Lois Manowitz


    Blue-footed Booby
    Lake Havasu
    Photo by Tom Benson

    Sinaloa Wren
    Tubac
    Photo by Jim Ripley


    Blue-footed Booby
    Lake Patagonia
    Photo by Terry Minks

    Brown Booby
    Lake Havasu
    Photo by Tom Benson

    Brown Booby
    Imperial Dam
    Photo by David Vander Pluym

    Rufous-capped Warbler
    Florida Canyon
    Photo by Gary Woods

    Slate-throated Redstart
    Huachuca Canyon
    Photo by Laurens Halsey


    Plain-capped Starthroat
    Green Valley
    Anonymous

    Rufous-necked Wood-Rail
    Bosque del Apache, NM
    Photo by Anthony Giancola


    Slate-throated Redstart
    Chiricahuas
    Photo by Chris West


    Crescent-chested Warbler
    Miller Canyon
    Photo by Charles Melton


    Plain-capped Starthroat
    Madera Canyon
    Photo by Jerry Elling


    Yellow Grosbeak
    Green Valley
    Photo by Jim and Judy Easter


    Nutting's Flycatcher
    Bill Williams River NWR
    Photo by David Vander Pluym


    Rufous-capped Warbler
    Florida Canyon
    Photo by Laurens Halsey


    Yellow-green Vireo
    Portal
    Photo by Eric Horvath


    Aztec Thrush
    Madera Canyon
    Photo by Laurens Halsey


    Rose-throated Becard
    Carmen
    Photo by Dave Stejskal


    Tufted Flycatcher
    Superior
    Photo by Jack Holloway


    Yellow Grosbeak
    Ash Canyon
    Photo by Christie Van Cleve


    Streak-backed Oriole
    Patagonia
    Photo by Alan Schmierer


    Fan-tailed Warbler
    Madera Canyon
    Photo by Jerome Smith


    Baikal Teal
    Gilbert Water Ranch
    Photo by Carl Strangeland


    Blue Mockingbird
    Douglas
    Photo by Dick Dionne


    Short-tailed Hawk
    Tucson
    Photo by Andrew Core

    Crescent-chested Warbler
    Madera Canyon
    Photo by Hans Spiecker


    Black-capped Gnatcatcher
    California Gulch
    Photo by Mark Stevenson


    Rufous-capped Warbler
    Cave Creek Canyon
    Photo by Robert Shantz


    Tufted Flycatcher
    White Rock Canyon
    Photo by Steven and Julie Servantez


    Flame-colored Tanager
    Madera Canyon
    Photo by James Prudente


    Slate-throated Redstart
    Carr Canyon
    Photo by Kurt Radamaker


    Aztec Thrush
    Madera Canyon
    Photo by Al Tozier

    Plain-capped Startthroat
    Agua Caliente Park
    Photo by Oliver Niehuis
     
    Yellow Grosbeak
    Huachuca Mountains
    Photo by Robert A. Behrstock
     
    Northern Jacana
    Casa Grande
    Photo by Brendon Grice
     
    Gilbert Water Ranch
    Photo by Michael Moore
     
    Madera Canyon
    Photo by Oliver Niehuis
     
     
    Rufous-backed Robin
    Catalina State Park
    Photo by Clifford Cathers
     
    Ruddy Ground-Dove
    El Mirage
    Photo by Pierre Deviche
     
    Madera Canyon
    Photo by Clair Postmus
     
    Couch's Kingbird
    Tacna
    Photo by Kurt Radamaker
     
    Patagonia
    Photo by Christie Van Cleve
     
    Elegant Tern
    Gilbert Water Ranch
    Photo by Brendon Grice


    Yellow-billed Loon
    Tempe Town Lake
    Photo by Michael Moore

     
    Ruff
    Gilbert Water Ranch
    Photo by Rich Ditch


    Fulvous Whistling-Duck
    Gilbert Water Ranch
    Photo by Brendon Grice


    Aztec Thrush
    Huachuca Canyon
    Photo by Gary Froehlich


    White-rumped Sandpiper
    Willcox
    Photo by Rob and Rita Colwell


    Brant
    Willcox
    Photo by Peter Dedicoat


    Prothonotary Warbler
    Gilbert Water Ranch
    Photo by Brendon Grice


    Tufted Flycatcher
    Chiricahua Mountains
    Photo by Chris Benesh


    Buff-breasted Sandpiper
    Marana
    Photo by Mark Stevenson


    Lesser Black-backed Gull
    River Road
    Photo by Chris Benesh


    Lucifer Hummingbird
    Ash Canyon
    Photo by Lisa Williams


    Cave Swallow
    Gilbert Water Ranch
    Photo by Brendon Grice


    Eurasian Green-winged Teal
    Gilbert Water Ranch
    Photo by Michael Moore


    Le Conte's Sparrow
    Ina Road
    Photo by Dave Stejskal


    Rusty Blackbird
    Rio Salado
    Photo by Oliver Niehuis


    Black Skimmer
    Gillespie Dam
    Photo by Oliver Niehuis


    Long-tailed Jaeger
    Ashurst Lake
    Photo by Jeff Estis

     

    Status and distribution review
    Mark Stevenson
    Roy Jones
    Troy Corman
    Steve Ganley
    Kurt Radamaker


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    Photos posted here prior to evaluation by the ABC should be considered pending records rather than accepted records; in some cases, they may carry preliminary identifications that may change or the photos may not in the end provide definitive identification.

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