Birding Blog Archives

February 21st, 2009
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Winter trogon

Another day, another opportunity to get out birding. This time it was another new friend, Susan, and her friend Clare, who are new birders and wanted a helping hand. They both live in Green Valley, so where else could I take them but Madera Canyon?

We started at Florida Canyon though, with the possibility of […]

February 14th, 2009
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Blue Mocker

Like a great many other birders this week, I made the trek to Slaughter Ranch, right on the Mexican border in the desert to the east of Douglas. Unlike some I only had a three hour drive – most of the other birders there were from out of state. The reason? The discovery by Richard […]

February 3rd, 2009
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Wildlife spectacles

No, I don’t mean binoculars, or even Ed’s intriguing eye glasses with 2.8 x magnification, I mean the sort of wildlife spectacle that makes you gasp, such as close views of impressive raptors or great flocks of cranes.

My new friend Ed asked if I’d take him out birding somewhere, and his sister Jackie and […]