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September 28th, 2017
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Yellow-billed Cuckoo Survey - Pesqueira Canyon

Jennie and I did our final cuckoo survey of the season in Pesqueira Canyon near Nogales. It was quieter than previous visits, with most of the migrants having passed through and many of the resident species falling silent. We didn’t detect any cuckoos this time. Pesqueira Canyon […]

September 15th, 2017
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Yellow-billed Cuckoo survey - Pesqueira Canyon

It was decided that a couple more cuckoo surveys were in order to discover if any were attempting second broods, so Jennie and I were back in Pesqueira Canyon near Nogales. We did detect one YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO calling, but didn’t get to see it and weren’t able to witness any potential breeding behavior. Crissal Thrasher […]

August 31st, 2017
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Yellow-billed Cuckoo survey - Pesqueira Canyon

It was the final scheduled Yellow-billed Cuckoo survey of the season on behalf of Tucson Audubon Society and Coronado National Forest, and Jennie and I were confident we could find some. Yellow-billed Cuckoo […]

August 18th, 2017
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Yellow-billed Cuckoo survey - Pesqueira Canyon

A thoroughly enjoyable cuckoo survey at Pesqueira Canyon near Nogales. Jennie and I found 43 species, including the main target, a YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO. We also found a rare butterfly. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Rosita Patch […]