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May 31st, 2011
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Dates for your diary

Acorn-Woodpecker-Patons-11-0524-01I’ve added a few new dates to my calendar this summer, including two bonus Fun Birding Workshops, another Hummingbird Special in July as the original date is almost fully booked, and a Shorebird Special in August. These workshops are restricted to ten people (as is the Miller Canyon TAS trip) so please book your spot early. […]

May 3rd, 2011
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Richard's Photothon 2011

Black-crowned-Night-Heron-03It was a difficult day with strong winds all morning, making photography of wind-blown warblers and the like somewhat tricky. Despite the weather I continued my year-on-year improvement and got photos of 116 species. I saw/heard another 14 for a total of 130 for the day. Here are some highlights… […]

May 2nd, 2011
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Birders: Pima County Needs You on May 14th!

Will you help this year? The count is on Saturday 14th May. You can go wherever you want in Pima County, from staying in your own yard for an hour to visiting a string of sites all day. It’s all useful and welcome data. All you need to do is count everything you see and email it to me. If you’ve never joined in before, perhaps now is the time to become a citizen scientist! […]

April 27th, 2011
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One down, two to go

Photothon 2011On Saturday 30 April I will be taking charge of one of the ‘expert-led’ birdathons with my hilariously-named team, ‘Birds of Fray’. There’s still time to sign up and join me on Saturday – it’ll be fun! Sponsor Birds of Fray. On Tuesday 3 May I’ll be taking part in my third and final birdathon of the season when I make an attempt to better the 114 species I photographed last year on my second Photothon. Sponsor Richard’s Photothon […]