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May 8th, 2016
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Atascosa Highlands Elegant Trogon Survey

It was time for the Atascosa Highlands Elegant Trogon Survey and I was delighted to be assigned my favorite place, Peña Blanca Canyon (I did ask). Elegant Trogon […]

April 27th, 2016
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Tucson Bird Count

I did my bit by taking part in the Tucson Bird Count again this year. It’s a really good, scientific survey that harnesses the power of citizen science. For the third year I did the same route through South Tucson, counting birds at busy intersections, vacant lots, rough neighborhoods, parking lots and shopping malls. Tucson Bird Count in South Tucson […]

January 2nd, 2016
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Atascosa Highlands CBC

My favorite Christmas Bird Count is the Atascosa Highlands CBC. My team covered the usual area of Upper Sycamore Canyon, which includes the habitat around the Sycamore Canyon parking area, the adjacent Yank’s Canyon, and everything upstream of there, an area that is seldom birded. Eastern Bluebird […]

December 17th, 2015
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Christmas Bird Counts

It’s Christmas Bird Count time again and I’ve taken part in two surveys so far. Yesterday it was the Green Valley / Madera Canyon CBC, and today it was Patagonia’s turn. San Rafael Valley […]