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April 15th, 2016
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Elegant Trogon, Rufous-capped Warbler, Zone-tailed Hawk Nest

Despite strong winds, we managed an impressive 72 species on the ‘Atascosa Loop’ with some memorable sightings. Elegant Trogon […]

February 14th, 2016
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Target Birding Fail!

Sometimes we have to admit defeat when it comes to finding tricky target birds, but today really was something else. We had six main target birds, all missable but none of them impossible. I was expecting to find maybe four or five, but despite our best efforts and a decent day list of 73 species, we failed to find all six of our targets. It was undoubtedly my least successful day of target birding in my guiding career! That’s birding for you. Bobcat […]

December 19th, 2015
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Arivaca Cienega Free Bird Walk

I led a cool and breezy free bird walk at Arivaca Cienega. The conditions made for difficult birding, and we only tallied 34 species over three hours, with nothing particularly unusual. American Kestrel […]

August 31st, 2015
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Elegant Trogon, Five-striped Sparrow, Black-capped Gnatcatcher

My 15th and final visit of the month to the Atascosa Highlands and Pajarito Wilderness area, and a good one too, with 84 species. Varied Bunting […]