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April 8th, 2018
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Birdathon 2018

It’s Birdathon time again! I haven’t asked for three years, so I hope you’ve all had time to save up for a BIG donation this year. Our team, The Santa Cruzers, aims to set a new record for the number of species seen in one day in Santa Cruz County, the littlest county in […]

April 10th, 2015
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Birds of Fray Birdathon 2015

Malcolm Chesworth joined me for an all-English “Birds of Fray” Birdathon, to benefit Tucson Audubon Society. At the very last minute, just to be different, we decided to restrict our efforts to just Santa Cruz County, which turned out to be a really fun idea. We ended on 116 species, a very decent total considering we did it on the fly with no planning, we only birded from dawn to dusk with no night birding, and bearing in mind the early date (the peak time for birdathons will be in a couple of weeks), and our self-imposed habitat restriction (we didn’t see any shorebirds or egrets, or high elevation species). It’s not too late to sponsor me, and I’m still over $400 short of my goal, so all donations are appreciated! Please click here and throw in a few bucks. Thank you! White-throated Sparrow […]

April 4th, 2015
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Birds of Fray Birdathon 2015

It’s that time of year again, my annual Birdathon for Tucson Audubon Society. Please consider sponsoring my team, Birds of Fray, as we aim to find as many birds in one day as possible. Click here to sponsor me. There are also two spaces left, if you’d like to join us on the day. 29_medium […]