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March 23rd, 2014
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Florida Canyon, Sweetwater Wetlands, Reid Park

My highest day total of the year, birding from Rio Rico to Tucson, with 86 species. Black-crowned Night-Heron […]

March 22nd, 2014
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Patagonia, Las Cienegas and Huachuca Mountains

An extremely pleasant day of birding from Rio Rico to the Huachuca Mountains south of Sierra Vista. Violet-crowned Hummingbird […]

March 21st, 2014
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Tubac, Florida Canyon, Madera Canyon

A fine day of birding in Pima and Santa Cruz counties, with 76 species in total. Broad-billed Hummingbird […]

March 17th, 2014
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Rio Rico Mini Hawk Watch

I’ve just done a mini hawk watch from my patio here at Fun Birding Towers in Rio Rico. The same birds that pass through the more famous hawk watch at Tubac pass through here first, but my house is more than a mile above the Santa Cruz River and, even though I’ve got fantastic panoramic views of the valley, the birds are a lot further away and, as such, far more difficult to pick out. Red-tailed Hawk […]