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January 21st, 2017
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Rufous-backed Robin, Ruddy Ground-Dove, Mountain Plover

An excellent day exploring the Santa Cruz Flats in Pinal County, even in gale force winds. At least we avoided the rain today. Sage Thrasher […]




September 7th, 2016
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SE Arizona Seabird Madness!

Today was a day which will go down in Arizona birding history. Hurricane Newton swept over Baja California and the Sea of Cortez, depositing an unprecedented wreck of seabirds in the desert, the like of which has never been seen in these parts before. Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Least Storm-Petrel […]




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 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 […]