Status in SE Arizona: Rare summer visitor.
Timing: May-Oct, mostly Jul-Aug.
Status in USA: Only recorded in the USA in SE Arizona.
Habitat/location: Very rare but usually one or two found annually at a feeding station or coming to flowers in lush lower to mid elevation canyons. They often require long vigils at feeders or flowers when they are around. An influx of records in 2013 and particularly 2014.
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