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Finding Black-capped Gnatcatcher in SE AZ

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Status in SE Arizona: Scarce resident.

Timing: Year round.

Status in USA: Found exclusively in SE Arizona.

Habitat/location: Rare and irregular resident of lush foothill canyons such as Montosa, Florida and Madera Canyons in the Santa Ritas, California Gulch and Sycamore Canyon in the Atascosas, Rock Corral Canyon in the Tumacacori Mountains, and Patagonia Lake.

Range map:

Black-capped Gnatcatcher map from eBird

Coming soon…

More information about how to find Black-capped Gnatcatcher in SE Arizona…


Male Black-capped Gnatcatcher

Female Black-capped Gnatcatcher

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