Birding Blog Archives

May 20th, 2015
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Chiricahuas!

An epic day of driving and birding, looping around from Sierra Vista, through Bisbee and Douglas, into New Mexico, up to the wonderful Portal, over the top of the Chiricahua Mountains, back down the other side, across the Sulphur Springs Valley, and back to Sierra Vista via a quick stop for sightseeing and dinner in Tombstone. Phew! But it was worth it… Juniper Titmouse […]

May 19th, 2015
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Ash Canyon B&B, Carr Canyon

With a long day of traveling coming up, we spent day five of our tour at just two sites in the Huachuca Mountains, two of my very favorites. Greater Pewee […]

May 18th, 2015
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Rio Rico to Sierra Vista

After a late night, day four of our tour was a very pleasant, leisurely drive to Sierra Vista, visiting all the key sites along the way. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck […]

May 17th, 2015
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Caps Lock! Plain-capped Starthroat, Rufous-capped Warbler, and Black-capped Gnatcatcher

Day three of the tour gave us some excellent rarities in the wonderful Santa Rita Mountains. Plain-capped Starthroat […]