Birding Blog Archives

February 26th, 2015
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Pena Blanca Lake to Ash Canyon B&B

A long and productive day, birding from Pena Blanca Lake to Hereford. We tallied 83 species, including an impressive 17 emberizids (sparrow family). Rufous-capped Warbler […]

February 21st, 2015
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Benson, Sulphur Springs Valley

A really nice day of birding in the Sulphur Springs Valley, with quality over quantity among 61 species. Bendire's Thrasher […]

February 20th, 2015
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Patagonia Lake Free Bird Walk

I led a very large group of over 40 people on the weekly free bird walk along the birding trail at the eastern end of Patagonia Lake State Park. It’s always a bit tricky with such a large group, and the birding was slow in general, so our total of 49 species wasn’t too bad, considering. Vermilion Flycatcher […]

February 19th, 2015
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Continental, Sweetwater Wetlands, Santa Cruz Flats

An epic day starting in Green Valley and ending as latecomers to Birds and Beer in Tucson, via Sweetwater Wetlands and the Santa Cruz Flats. Winter birding in SE Arizona at its very best, with 88 species. Mountain Plover […]