Red-tailed Pennant, Brachymesia furcata, in Yavapai Co.: First county record and northernmost state location

July 21, 2018

Until now the Red-tailed Pennant in Arizona had not been recorded north of Payson. On 21 July 2018 at least three males - one of which shown below - were observed at Dead Horse Ranch State Park in Yavapai Co. This  constitutes the first record of the pennant in this county and establishes the northernmost location where the species has been found to date in the state.

  • News: Red-tailed Pennant, <em>Brachymesia furcata</em>, in Yavapai Co.: First county record and northernmost state location
    Red-tailed Pennant, Male, Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai, AZ, 21 July 2018
  • News: Red-tailed Pennant, <em>Brachymesia furcata</em>, in Yavapai Co.: First county record and northernmost state location
    Red-tailed Pennant, Male, Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai, AZ, 21 July 2018

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