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CA/AZ – Day 8 (March 22): Green Valley to Phoenix

After some extremely successful birding in our previous two days in Arizona (though not devoid of misses), my dad and I departed our lodging in Green Valley before sunrise on the eighth day of our adventure, headed for the Santa Rita … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

-Alex

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CA/AZ – Day 7 (March 21): The San Rafael Grasslands, Patagonia and the Huachucas

After an awesome day in the Chiricahuas the day before, we spent our last couple of hours of daylight driving to our lodging for the night, two hours away in Rio Rico. This put us in perfect position to hit … Continue reading

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CA/AZ – Day 6 (March 20): Return to the Chiricahuas

After a night in the small town of Willcox, we were on the road early, heading east on I-10 towards the Chiricahua Mountains, arguably THE premier birding location in Southeast Arizona. Although these fantastic mountains are better known for their … Continue reading

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CA/AZ – Day 5 (March 19): Phoenix to Willcox and the Sulphur Springs Valley

[Better late than never, no? I’m hoping to produce the remainder of posts from this awesome trip this past March, so stay tuned.] Having boarded an early flight from San Diego, CA to Phoenix, AZ, my dad and I now … Continue reading

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11/10 – Pine Creek

Back on the 10th, I made my way over to my “patch”, the Pine Creek area of Fairfield, in hopes of doing my first complete covering of the location in a while, and maybe explore some new areas in the … Continue reading

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CA/AZ – Day 4 (March 18): San Diego County

With just one day left in California, it was time to put the pedal to the metal, and try to nail down our remaining targets. Species such as Mountain Quail, Golden-crowned Sparrow and Glaucous-winged Gull took the highest priority, and … Continue reading

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