Birding Blog Archives

March 16th, 2016
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Crissal Thrasher, Common Black Hawk, Rufous-capped Warbler, Black-capped Gnatcatcher, Elf Owl

An outstanding day of early spring birding in Santa Cruz County, with an impressive 89 species, easily my best total of the year so far. Common Black Hawk […]

March 11th, 2016
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Tubac, Peña Blanca Canyon, Madera Canyon

Another great day of birding, from Tucson down to the border and back, taking in the hawk watch and two famous canyons. Rufous-capped Warbler […]

March 10th, 2016
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Santa Cruz County Adventuring!

Today was a lot of fun because it was partly about finding birds, but mostly about having an adventure and exploring remote, quiet places. Starting and ending in Rio Rico, we took a circular route through the Patagonia Mountains, San Rafael Valley, Canelo Hills, Las Cienegas, and Box Canyon. Montezuma Quail […]

March 9th, 2016
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Tubac Hawk Watch

A fine morning of birding around Tubac, taking in the Anza Trail, the famous hawk watch, and Rock Corral Canyon. Birders at the Tubac hawk watch […]