Birding Blog Archives

May 20th, 2016
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Peña Blanca Canyon Fire

Terrible news, I’m afraid. There’s a wildfire currently raging in the Atascosa Mountains/Pajarito Wilderness area and the indications today are that it has completely taken out the whole of my favorite birding site, Peña Blanca Canyon. Anyone reading this blog will know how often I go there and how special this place is to me. I’m absolutely heartbroken. Screenshot-(11) […]

May 14th, 2016
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Common Black Hawk, Black-capped Gnatcatcher, Five-striped Sparrow, Elegant Trogon, Buff-collared Nightjar

An outstanding day and night of target birding, with 88 species, lots of specialty birds and some really fabulous moments. Common Black Hawk […]

April 15th, 2016
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Elegant Trogon, Rufous-capped Warbler, Zone-tailed Hawk Nest

Despite strong winds, we managed an impressive 72 species on the ‘Atascosa Loop’ with some memorable sightings. Elegant Trogon […]

January 25th, 2016
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Peña Blanca Canyon, Sycamore Canyon

Another great day in Santa Cruz County, visiting two of the best birding canyons in Arizona. Painted Redstart […]