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April 27th, 2016
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Tucson Bird Count

I did my bit by taking part in the Tucson Bird Count again this year. It’s a really good, scientific survey that harnesses the power of citizen science. For the third year I did the same route through South Tucson, counting birds at busy intersections, vacant lots, rough neighborhoods, parking lots and shopping malls. Tucson Bird Count in South Tucson […]




August 16th, 2015
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Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival: Mt Lemmon again

When I heard I’d be leading two consecutive trips to Mt Lemmon for the Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival, I was a little disappointed as I’d have preferred more variety. As it transpired, scorching temperatures in the lowlands meant that I was ultimately delighted to be taking the tour to high elevation with Scott Olmstead. Cordilleran Flycatcher […]




August 15th, 2015
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Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival: Mt Lemmon

Another great field trip for the Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival, this time to Mt Lemmon. Hermit Warbler x Townsend's Warbler hybrid […]




August 14th, 2015
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Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival: California Gulch

With Jake Mohlmann, I led a successful field trip for the Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival to California Gulch, taking in several other sites along the way. Varied Bunting […]