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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the southwestern willow flycatcher as endangered in 1995. The songbird can be found in Arizona. There are an estimated 600-800 breeding pairs throughout the West. (Photo/Natural Resources Conservation Service Colorado, USDA)

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