Birding Blog Archives

January 24th, 2015
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Chiricahua Mountains and Sulphur Springs Valley

A big day, driving from Sierra Vista to Portal and Paradise in the Chiricahuas, then back over the mountains and into the Sulphur Springs Valley, ending at Whitewater Draw at dusk. Lots of miles and lots of highlights among 71 species. Blue-throated Hummingbird […]

January 22nd, 2015
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Huachuca Canyon, Las Cienegas

The first of four days with a lovely group from Wisconsin. We birded Huachuca Canyon and Las Cienegas, with a total of 50 species. Red-naped Sapsucker […]

January 21st, 2015
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Pleasurebent Tours Crane Tour

It was time for the annual Sandhill Crane tour at Whitewater Draw with Pleasurebent Tours. A bus-full of happy participants were treated to the best crane spectacle I’ve seen so far this winter. Sandhill Cranes Sandhill Cranes […]

January 18th, 2015
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Florida Canyon Trogon and Gnatcatchers

A short morning of target birding and photography at Florida Canyon was low on quantity, with just 31 species, but very high on quality. Florida Canyon […]