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eBird it! How using eBird can help IBAs and bird conservation


It is important to report all bird species that you are able to identify, but the following is a list of our priority species for the IBA program in Arizona. If you are birding and see any of these species, especially in an IBA it would really help us out if you could report them on eBird!

Clark’s Grebe

American Bittern

Least Bittern

California Condor

Wood Duck                                        


Mississippi Kite

Bald Eagle

Northern Goshawk

Apache Northern Goshawk

Gray Hawk

Common Black-Hawk

Swainson’s Hawk

Ferruginous Hawk

Northern Aplomado Falcon

Golden Eagle

Crested Caracara

Peregrine Falcon (American. ssp)

Prairie Falcon

Gould’s Turkey                                   

Dusky Grouse

Masked Bobwhite

Scaled Quail

Montezuma Quail

Black Rail (CA)

Clapper Rail (Yuma)

Snowy Plover (Western pop.)

Mountain Plover

Long-billed Curlew (Winter)

California Least Tern

Thick-billed Parrot

Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Flammulated Owl

Whiskered Screech-Owl

Mountain Pygmy-Owl

Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl

Elf Owl

Burrowing Owl

Mexican Spotted Owl

Common Nighthawk                                 

Mexican Whip-poor-Will

Buff-collared Nightjar

Broad-billed Hummingbird                         

Blue-throated Hummingbird

Magnificent Hummingbird                          

Violet-crowned Hummingbird

Lucifer Hummingbird

Costa’s Hummingbird

Elegant Trogon

Belted Kingfisher

Lewis’s Woodpecker

Gila Woodpecker

Williamson’s Sapsucker

Red-naped Sapsucker

Arizona Woodpecker

Am. Three-toed Woodpecker

Gilded Flicker

Northern Beardless Tyrannulet

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Willow Flycatcher (SW ssp)

Buff-breasted Flycatcher

Dusky-capped Flycatcher                          

Tropical Kingbird

Thick-billed Kingbird

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher                       

Rose-throated Becard

Loggerhead Shrike

Bell’s Vireo

Gray Vireo

Gray Jay                                         

Pinyon Jay

Black-billed Magpie

Western Purple Martin

Desert Purple Martin

Juniper Titmouse


Mexican Chickadee

Pacific Wren

American Dipper

Black-capped Gnatcatcher

Azure (Eastern) Bluebird

Swainson’s Thrush

Gray Catbird

Sage Thrasher

Bendire’s Thrasher

Le Conte’s Thrasher

Sprague’s Pipit (Winter)

Olive Warbler

Virginia’s Warbler

Lucy’s Warbler

Yellow Warbler (sonorana ssp.only)

MacGillivray’s Warbler                           

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Grace’s Warbler

Red-faced Warbler

Canyon Towhee

Abert’s Towhee

Rufous-winged Sparrow

Five-striped Sparrow

Western Grasshopper Sparrow

AZ Grasshopper Sparrow

Cassin’s Sparrow

Botteri’s Sparrow

Brewer’s Sparrow

Black-chinned Sparrow

Sage Sparrow

Lark Bunting (Winter)

Baird’s Sparrow (Winter)

Savannah Sparrow                                 

Lincoln’s Sparrow                                 

Yellow-eyed Junco                                

McCown’s Longspur (Winter)

Chestnut-collarded Longspur (Winter)

Pine Grosbeak

Varied Bunting

Cassin’s Finch

Pine Grosbeak                                     

Lawrence’s Goldfinch (Winter)

Evening Grosbeak