eWestern BirdsThe Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists
Vol. 50, No. 3
Western Field Ornithologists
Arizona Bird Committee Report, 2015–2017 Records
Gary H. Rosenberg, David Vander Pluym, and Laurens Halsey
ABSTRACT: The Arizona Bird Committee reviewed 287 records and updated the Arizona bird list through 2017, adding eight species: the Common Crane (Grus grus), Lesser Sand-Plover (Charadrius mongolus), Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma tethys), Juan Fernandez Petrel (Pterodroma externa), Wedge-tailed Shearwater (Ardenna pacifica), Pine Flycatcher (Empidonax affinis), California Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica), and Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla). These bring the Arizona state list to 563 species in good standing.