Birding Blog Archives

May 23rd, 2009

Richard’s Photothon: Thanks!

Just a quick note to thank those who sponsored me on my Photothon last week (result). I’m happy to report that, with your help, “Richard’s Photothon 2009” has raised $1,385.50, with a couple of pledges still to come in. 😀

Here are some of the programs around Tucson and southeast Arizona that will benefit directly […]

May 12th, 2009
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Richard’s Photothon: the story

[click here for the full list and all the photos]

Having fed the birds in my new courtyard for a few months I decided to start “Richard’s Photothon 2009” in my backyard at first light to try to get off to a good start.

It was slow going, though, and by the time I headed […]

May 8th, 2009
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Richard’s Photothon: the result

First off, here’s the important stuff – the list, and the photos.

I was aiming for 70 species, although I had no idea what to expect. I ended up with photos of 105! 8)

001. House Sparrow 002. Gila Woodpecker 003. White-winged Dove 004. House Finch 005. Rock Pigeon 006. Inca Dove 007. Mourning Dove […]