Birding Blog Archives

May 19th, 2016
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Tufted Flycatcher, Greater Pewee, Buff-breasted Flycatcher and... more flycatchers!

A really fine day of target birding in the Huachuca Mountains, with the focus on flycatchers. We had one particularly special moment. Tufted Flycatcher […]

May 4th, 2016
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SW Wings Spring Fling: Carr Canyon

I really love the SW Wings Birding Festival, both the main festival in August and the relatively new ‘Spring Fling’ field trips in May. I had the pleasure of leading a fun and enthusiastic group on today’s trip to Carr Canyon. We ended with an excellent list of 76 species. Buff-breasted Flycatcher […]

August 11th, 2015
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Buff-breasted Flycatcher, Virginia’s Warbler, Montezuma Quail

A great day of birding the Huachuca Mountains and Las Cienegas, with 80 species. Buff-breasted Flycatcher […]

August 1st, 2015
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SW Wings Festival: Carr Canyon

My third and final tour for the Southwest Wings Birding Festival in Sierra Vista this year. This one was Carr Canyon, and we had a good day, although we did miss out on a few of our target species. I also managed to go out with a flat camera battery and no spare, so no bird photos today. Carr Canyon, as seen from Carr House […]