Birding Blog Archives

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]