Birding Blog Archives

July 16th, 2011
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July Fun Birding Workshop: Hummingbirds

Rufous-Hummingbird-Ash-Canyon-11-0716-05We visited Mary Jo at Ash Canyon B&B and, as per usual, were straight into some really great birding. We concentrated on hummingbirds and were rewarded with BROAD-BILLED, BLACK-CHINNED, ANNA’S, RUFOUS and a female LUCIFER HUMMINGBIRD, plus the continuing LUCIFER x COSTA’S HUMMINGBIRD hybrid. […]

July 15th, 2011
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Upcoming Fun Birding Workshops

Blue-throated-Hummingbird-Cave-Creek-Ranch-10-1123-02We’ve still got eight Fun Birding Workshops left this year so why not come along. Each workshop costs just $25 for a full day. Spaces are limited to ten per workshop so please book early. Read what birders say about Fun Birding Workshops. […]

June 12th, 2011
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June Fun Birding Workshop

Streak-backed-Oriole-Patagonia-Lake-Estates-11-0612-03We pulled up outside Alan’s house and, as luck would have it, the STREAK-BACKED ORIOLE flew in and landed briefly. We waited a while and over time got fantastic views of this gorgeous rare bird. We met top photographer Charles W. Melton, which is always a pleasure. As usual, Charles got the best photo. […]

May 31st, 2011
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Dates for your diary

Acorn-Woodpecker-Patons-11-0524-01I’ve added a few new dates to my calendar this summer, including two bonus Fun Birding Workshops, another Hummingbird Special in July as the original date is almost fully booked, and a Shorebird Special in August. These workshops are restricted to ten people (as is the Miller Canyon TAS trip) so please book your spot early. […]