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April 26th, 2016
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Back to Peña Blanca Canyon

Once more to Peña Blanca Canyon for the morning, which was just as good as always. Rufous-capped Warbler […]

April 23rd, 2016
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Mt. Lemmon Night and Day

Starting at an eye-watering 3:00 a.m., we hit Mt. Lemmon looking for night birds before transitioning to the day shift on the mountain, which proved to be rather cold and windy. Red-faced Warbler […]

April 22nd, 2016
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Rufous-capped Warbler, Montezuma Quail, Elegant Trogon

Another nice morning of birding and photography in Peña Blanca Canyon with several of the sought-after species this beautiful canyon has to offer. Zone-tailed Hawk […]

April 20th, 2016
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Peña Blanca Canyon Mega Day!

My friend Steve and I, accompanied by my little dog Minno, spent the whole day at Peña Blanca Canyon today. We hiked up canyon almost to the Mexican border, a round trip of about seven miles and a lot further than I’d ever been before. It didn’t disappoint, with 77 species in total, mostly in the canyon but a few extras along Ruby Rd and in Nogales. I managed to break a couple of personal records along the way. 'Mountain' Northern Pygmy-Owl […]