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January 14th, 2014
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My Birding 2013 in Numbers

Well, it’s a new year, and therefore the perfect time to look back at the last one… Black Scoter […]

July 1st, 2013
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“Costifer” Hummingbird – bad call, interesting bird!

As birders, we all get things wrong from time to time – and don’t trust anybody that says they don’t! It turns out that I made a slightly bad call last week. […]

June 25th, 2013
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Immature Common Black-Hawk in Carr Canyon

Matthew Grube sent me three photos of a hawk they’d found at Carr Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains, and asked me (along with Kurt Radamaker, John Yerger and Laurens Halsey) what we thought of it. We all concurred that it was a first-summer (or second calendar year – last year’s juvenile) COMMON BLACK-HAWK. […]

February 5th, 2013
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Lens, camera... action!

You may have noticed that I haven’t uploaded any bird photos for a while (with the exception of a few snapshots). In fact, it’s been more than a year.

The reason is that my big lens, a Canon 100-400 L IS, packed up, and I couldn’t afford to replace it. To be honest, I’ve enjoyed […]