Birding Blog Archives

November 23rd, 2009
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Bay-breasted Warbler

I’ve been in Arizona for seven years without exactly setting the place ablaze with my rare bird finding exploits. I’ve chanced upon a few notables, but nothing to really get people racing to the scene. That finally changed on Saturday…

I was looking for a Rusty Blackbird, itself a very rare bird here, found by […]

November 6th, 2009
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Magnolia Warbler

A quick dash for a new AZ bird paid off, for once, this afternoon. I’ve looked for migrant warblers in Fort Lowell Park on several previous occasions, always coming up empty. News of a Magnolia Warbler in the usual avenue of cottonwood trees got me out of the office and, amazingly, after a fruitless half […]