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August 31st, 2010
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Mt Lemmon

Mt-Lemmon-10-0831-05Warblers were prevalent, mostly HERMIT and TOWNSEND’S with RED-FACED, OLIVE and a YELLOW-RUMPED mixed in, as well as PAINTED REDSTART, PYGMY and RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, HAIRY WOODPECKER, BROWN CREEPER, HOUSE WREN, MOUNTAIN CHICKADEE, WESTERN WOOD-PEWEE and loads of YELLOW-EYED JUNCOS […]

August 29th, 2010
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Happy Valley

Happy-Valley-10-0829-19With the record winter rains and the great monsoon we’re still experiencing in SE Arizona, the whole region is looking more green and lush than I have ever seen it. Ed said that Happy Valley looked better than he’d ever seen it in 35 years. […]

August 28th, 2010
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Rio Rico, Kino Springs, Tumacacori

Tropical-Kingbird-Tumacacori-10-0827-12It was interesting to see so many KINGBIRDS in tail molt. WESTERNS lacking in white edges, CASSIN’S with almost not tail at all and various birds with pointy tails (short outer feathers growing in) or double tails (having dropped the inner one of two feathers). Only TROPICAL is full in the tail department at the moment. […]

August 26th, 2010
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Sweetwater Wetlands, Tucson

Reakirts-Blue-Sweetwater-10-0826-05The mesquites and palo verdes were teeming with birds, which included an interesting low-elevation HERMIT WARBLER, BLACK-THROATED GRAY, MacGILLIVRAY’S, ORANGE-CROWNED, several WILSON’S and scads of YELLOW WARBLERS, a family party of COMMON YELLOWTHROATS, an immature male BULLOCK’S ORIOLE and both WARBLING and CASSIN’S VIREOS. Wow! […]