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January 13th, 2017
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Rock Corral Canyon: Five-striped Sparrow again

Sparrows were front and center today among a decent winter haul of 77 species in Santa Cruz and Pima Counties, without visiting any water sites. Five-striped Sparrow […]




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 2nd, 2016
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Green Valley, Madera Canyon

A fabulous day birding from Green Valley to the Carrie Nation Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains. I love Madera Canyon! Grace's Warbler […]




June 1st, 2016
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Common Black Hawk, Black-capped Gnatcatcher, Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher

Another fine day of birding in Santa Cruz County, with a really memorable moment to end the day. Common Black Hawk […]