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June 18th, 2016
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Aliso Spring, Paton Center, Patagonia Roadside Rest, Patagonia Lake

Despite the ferocious heat, we managed to find our main target bird and had a very productive day, with 87 species in total. Thick-billed Kingbird […]

June 13th, 2016
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Buff-collared Nightjar, Five-striped Sparrow, Montezuma Quail, Elegant Trogon

A night birding and photography trip to California Gulch with a difference, starting in Rio Rico at 2:40 a.m. and sampling the pre-dawn action in the gulch. We had mixed results, but on the whole it was very good. Five-striped Sparrow Varied Bunting […]

June 11th, 2016
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Pine Flycatcher

I finally got my chance to go for a super rarity, a PINE FLYCATCHER that was found and expertly identified by Dave Stejskal a couple of weeks previously. Pending acceptance by the relative authorities, this is the first record of this species in the USA. Pine Flycatcher Pine Flycatcher […]

June 10th, 2016
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Night Birding at California Gulch

A successful evening jaunt to California Gulch for night birds, and plenty more besides. Montezuma Quail […]