Birding Blog Archives

September 15th, 2017
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Roseate Spoonbills!

After our survey, Jennie and I decided to head out to Aquirre Lake at Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge in the hope of finding three Roseate Spoonbills that had been seen there off and on over the previous few days. We’d both seen this species elsewhere, but not in Arizona. Roseate Spoonbills […]

August 31st, 2017
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Prothonotary Warbler, Green Kingfisher, Northern Waterthrush

After conducting a Yellow-billed Cuckoo survey in Pesqueira Canyon near Nogales, Jennie and I headed to Patagonia Lake for some general birding. Despite not arriving until 1:00 pm, we racked up an impressive 53 species along the Birding Trail, with some excellent rarities. Prothonotary Warbler Green Kingfisher Northern Waterthrush […]

April 20th, 2017
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Flammulated Owl, Five-striped Sparrow, Rufous-capped Warbler

An excellent day of target birding with a major surprise in the afternoon! Flammulated Owl […]

January 30th, 2017
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Nutting’s Flycatcher at California Gulch again

We tried to replicate yesterday’s successful target birding at California Gulch and Tumacacori, with varying results. Nutting's Flycatcher […]