Birding Blog Archives

November 24th, 2010
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Chiricahua Mountains 2

Crissal-Thrasher-Slaughter-Ranch-10-1124-08We headed east on dirt roads, parallel to the Mexican border. Our destination was Slaughter Ranch, an interesting historical site which doubles up as a great birding locale. The avian highlight was a showy CRISSAL THRASHER. […]

November 23rd, 2010
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Chiricahua Mountains 1

Coati-Cave-Creek-Ranch-10-1123-02As we pulled up at Cave Creek Ranch in fading light, someone was clearly watching something of great interest in a tree by the main house. We pulled alongside to ask what it was – a White-nosed Coati! […]

November 22nd, 2010
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Tumacacori, Patagonia

Tumacacori-Mission-10-1122-01Right next to the Tumacacori Mission, a small flock of White-crowned Sparrows contained a tan-striped WHITE-THROATED SPARROW, a rare visitor to Arizona from the eastern US. […]

November 21st, 2010

Mount Lemmon

Mt-Lemmon-10-1121-03You can’t beat a good day out on Mt Lemmon. Mum and dad were keen to get back so we got onto the Catalina Highway and took in the stunning sights. […]