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May 20th, 2015
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An epic day of driving and birding, looping around from Sierra Vista, through Bisbee and Douglas, into New Mexico, up to the wonderful Portal, over the top of the Chiricahua Mountains, back down the other side, across the Sulphur Springs Valley, and back to Sierra Vista via a quick stop for sightseeing and dinner in Tombstone. Phew! But it was worth it… Juniper Titmouse […]

January 24th, 2015
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Chiricahua Mountains and Sulphur Springs Valley

A big day, driving from Sierra Vista to Portal and Paradise in the Chiricahuas, then back over the mountains and into the Sulphur Springs Valley, ending at Whitewater Draw at dusk. Lots of miles and lots of highlights among 71 species. Blue-throated Hummingbird […]

April 19th, 2014
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Chiricahua Mountains

A difficult day of dodging rain and hail showers in the Chiricahuas. Somehow, we still managed 71 species. Magnificent Hummingbird […]

April 18th, 2014
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Whitewater Draw, Chiricahua Mountains

The tour continued, from Hereford to Portal, via Whitewater Draw. 89 species in all. Broad-tailed Hummingbird […]