Birding Blog Archives

August 31st, 2014
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Santa Rita Mountains and Santa Cruz Valley

More great birding in mostly Santa Cruz County, with 80 species. MacGillivray's Warbler […]

August 29th, 2014
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Sinaloa Wren, American Redstart

An excellent morning of birding with Steve Nesbitt in Huachuca Canyon, which was very birdy with several big highlights. The afternoon was reserved for more top quality birding from comfortable chairs at two of our amazing feeder sites. Sinaloa Wren […]

August 28th, 2014
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California Gulch Least Grebes

Most birders who have visited California Gulch in Santa Cruz county will be surprised to learn that I found an adult and three well-grown but still stripey-headed juvenile LEAST GREBES there today. Were they waddling along the gulch itself? Splashing in one of the puddles on the road? No, there’s a nice pond just down canyon from the dam. Least Grebe […]

August 16th, 2014
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Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival tour: Catalina State Park

Today I led another tour for the Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival, this time a fairly short morning trip to Catalina State Park. Greater Roadrunner […]