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February 6th, 2013
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Summer Tour with Quetzal Tours

On behalf of Colorado-based Queztal Tours, I’ll be leading an exciting four night, five day tour to experience the best of SE Arizona’s monsoon birding. Join me from 15-19 July 2013 as we look for SE Arizona’s specialty birds at the most exciting time of year to visit the famous Sky Islands. […]

February 5th, 2013
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Lens, camera... action!

You may have noticed that I haven’t uploaded any bird photos for a while (with the exception of a few snapshots). In fact, it’s been more than a year.

The reason is that my big lens, a Canon 100-400 L IS, packed up, and I couldn’t afford to replace it. To be honest, I’ve enjoyed […]

February 5th, 2013
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Birdathon 2013: Birds of Fray is back!

Edit: we’ve just changed the date of the Birdathon from Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th April 2013.

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be taking part in Tucson Audubon Society’s annual Birdathon, and for the third consecutive year I’ll be in charge of the ‘expert led’ Birds of Fray team.

Now in its […]

February 4th, 2013
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Santa Cruz River at Ina Road

I was in Tucson to meet a friend (author Harvey Burgess) for lunch. We opted for Saffron Bistro where I waded in to the all-you-can-eat Indian buffet. Turns out I can eat a LOT of Indian food! Who’da thunk?

Desperately needing to walk this off, having a couple of spare hours and being on the […]