Birding Blog Archives

June 25th, 2013
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Immature Common Black-Hawk in Carr Canyon

Matthew Grube sent me three photos of a hawk they’d found at Carr Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains, and asked me (along with Kurt Radamaker, John Yerger and Laurens Halsey) what we thought of it. We all concurred that it was a first-summer (or second calendar year – last year’s juvenile) COMMON BLACK-HAWK. […]

June 23rd, 2013
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More of the same

Three more photos taken with the disabled camera through my office window. Two of the subjects are familiar… […]

June 21st, 2013
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Birding with Mark Avery

I had the good fortune to spend yesterday and this morning birding with Dr. Mark Avery, author, activist and former Conservation Director for the RSPB, the UK’s (and one of the world’s) largest birding and conservation organizations. I was able to find a couple of dozen new species for Mark among more than 120 species for the two days, as we sampled some of southeast Arizona’s finest birding sites. […]

June 18th, 2013
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Greater Roadrunner

Another visitor today was this Greater Roadrunner… […]