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May 31st, 2016
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California Gulch, Arivaca Lake

A lovely day in the Pajarito Wilderness with some of my favorite clients and some of my favorite birds. Black-capped Gnatcatcher […]




May 18th, 2016
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Five-striped Sparrow, Thick-billed Kingbird, Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

An excellent day of target birding in the Atascosa Highlands and Pajarito Wilderness, with 95 species. Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks […]




April 15th, 2016
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Elegant Trogon, Rufous-capped Warbler, Zone-tailed Hawk Nest

Despite strong winds, we managed an impressive 72 species on the ‘Atascosa Loop’ with some memorable sightings. Elegant Trogon […]




February 14th, 2016
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Target Birding Fail!

Sometimes we have to admit defeat when it comes to finding tricky target birds, but today really was something else. We had six main target birds, all missable but none of them impossible. I was expecting to find maybe four or five, but despite our best efforts and a decent day list of 73 species, we failed to find all six of our targets. It was undoubtedly my least successful day of target birding in my guiding career! That’s birding for you. Bobcat […]