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December 27th, 2012
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Wintering Broad-billed Hummingbird

Hummingbird migration ended here at Fun Birding Towers in Rio Rico at the beginning of October, with the arrival of a few wintering ANNA’S HUMMINGBIRDS and the last of the RUFOUS and BROAD-BILLED HUMMINGBIRDS departing. All bar one, anyway.

Since then, only once or twice a week, a somewhat worn but still very beautiful adult […]

December 26th, 2012
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Say's Phoebe feeding on suet

One of the regular Say’s Phoebe in my yard at Fun Birding Towers – I’ve called him Thomas, in honor of Thomas Say, the remarkable 18th and 19th century naturalist for whom Say’s Phoebe is named – has been doing a bit of birding of his own, it seems.

My bird feeders are at the […]

December 25th, 2012
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Merry Christmas!

From all of us here at Fun Birding Tours – which is admittedly just me, my cat Chloe, my friend’s dog who’s here for a week and a roadrunner in the front yard – seasons greetings!

I hope you all have a wonderful day! 😀

December 22nd, 2012
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Atascosa Highlands CBC 2012

It was time for the Atascosa Highlands Christmas Bird Count (CBC), and this year I was particularly excited for two reasons. Firstly, I had a great team of Jenise Porter, David Beatty and Larry Morgan to accompany me, so I was confident we’d find birds. Secondly, I can now see the Atascosa Highlands from my […]