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April 17th, 2017
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Five-striped Sparrow, Buff-collared Nightjar

A day of target birding in Santa Cruz County, at first frustrating, but ultimately successful. Five-striped Sparrow […]




January 30th, 2017
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Nutting’s Flycatcher at California Gulch again

We tried to replicate yesterday’s successful target birding at California Gulch and Tumacacori, with varying results. Nutting's Flycatcher […]




January 29th, 2017
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Nutting's Flycatcher, Rose-throated Becard

A successful day of target birding in Santa Cruz County, with two major national rarities. Rose-throated Becard […]




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 […]