Birding Blog Archives

May 28th, 2015
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Tufted Flycatcher

With Steve Nesbitt, I hiked the two miles up Ramsey Canyon to see the rare TUFTED FLYCATCHER. It didn’t disappoint. Tufted Flycatcher […]

May 27th, 2015
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California Gulch at Night

Eight happy birders enjoyed another successful trip to the confluence of California Gulch and Warsaw Canyon. Buff-collared Nightjar […]

May 26th, 2015
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Montosa Canyon

With my friends Steve and Jim from Florida, I achieved a long-term goal by hiking a jeep trail in Montosa Canyon. We were hoping to find something unusual, such as Gray Vireo, Rufous-capped Warbler, Five-striped Sparrow, or Black-capped Gnatcatcher. While these rarities eluded us, we did have a fantastic hike, with plenty of good birds, in a very beautiful canyon. Indigo Bunting […]

May 25th, 2015
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Seven Black-capped Gnatcatchers, Two Buff-collared Nightjars

A fabulous day of birding, from the Santa Ritas to the Atascosas, with 81 species and two major personal highlights. Varied Bunting […]