Birding Blog Archives

May 30th, 2016
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Crested Caracara, Thick-billed Kingbird, Crissal Thrasher, Lucifer Hummingbird

My last day of target birding with Bilal, covering a lot of ground from Patagonia to Willcox to Sierra Vista, and picking up some unexpected bonus birds along the way. Lucifer Hummingbird […]

May 23rd, 2016
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Madera Canyon, Ramsey Canyon, Ash Canyon B&B

Another good day of target birding in the Santa Rita and Huachuca Mountains, with mixed results on the main birds. Broad-billed Hummingbird […]

April 4th, 2016
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Ash Canyon, Ramsey Canyon, Las Cienegas

We found 69 bird species today between the Huachuca Mountains, Las Cienegas and Patagonia, but the mammals really stole the show. I took lots of photos! White-nosed Coati […]

July 31st, 2015
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SW Wings Festival: Huachuca Mountains

Another great field trip for the Southwest Wings Birding Festival in Sierra Vista. Today’s tour was ‘The Huachuca Mountains’, so we opted to visit Huachuca Canyon in the morning, which proved to be an excellent choice, and the wonderful Ash Canyon B&B in the afternoon, which is always a good choice. We tallied an impressive 82 species with several memorable moments. Northern Pygmy-Owl (Mountain Pygmy-Owl) […]