Status in SE Arizona: Scarce visitor.
Timing: Can occur year round, mostly Oct-Mar.
Status in USA: Most USA records are from SE Arizona.
Habitat/location: Recorded in SE Arizona annually, with a notable increase in recent years, although still rare. Most are in winter, feeding on hackberries or ornamental fruits close to riparian or other lush habitats. Occasionally found in wooded areas in agricultural habitat.
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