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Rare bird spotting in the Catalinas

Posted: 6:20 PM, Apr 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-14 00:20:23Z

A rare bird spotting in Pima County has enthusiasts excited.

A Red Warbler was seen near Rose Canyon Lake April 9, according to a post on the American Birding Association website

The site tracks "rare" sightings with the hashtag, #ABArare:  #abarare Tweets

Enthusiasts are excited about this spotting because it is the first of it's kind in Arizona.

The bright-red bird is native to the Mexican highlands north of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, according to the ABA.