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Vermilion Flycatcher - Pyrocephalus rubinus

2023-03-21 in Patagonia

Rufous-Crowned Sparrow - Aimophila ruficeps

2023-03-19 Gardner Canyon Road

Black-Throated Gray Warbler - Setophaga nigrescens

2023 Continental Expedition Begins

Chestnut-Collared Longspur - Calcarius ornatus

Chestnut-Collared Longspur


Louisiana Waterthrush - Parkesia motacilla

Louisiana Waterthrush

Kentucky Warbler - Geothlypis formosa

Kentucky Warbler

Hooded Warbler - Setophaga citrina

Hooded Warbler

Hermit Warbler - Setophaga occidentalis

Hermit Warbler

Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas

Common Yellowthroat

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2023-03-21 in Patagonia

Vermilion Flycatcher - Pyrocephalus rubinus Tuesday I visited the Paton Center for Hummingbirds in Patagonia, a destination I have heard many folks rave about over the years. It was my first visit, but I sure hope it is not the last. Once the home of bird lovers Wally and Marion Paton, it is now operated by the Tucson Audubon Society. ... Read more

2023-03-19 Gardner Canyon Road

Canyon Towhee - Melozone fusca Knowing I’d be returning to Tucson after exploring some of southeastern Arizona’s birding Meccas, I left without the full tour of most of its local specialty locations for meeting birds. I camped two nights at a “Dispersed Camping” site along Gardner Canyon Road, four miles north of Sonoita. I was headed to Patagonia, but decided ... Read more

2023-03-18 Sweetwater Wetlands-Tucson

Pied-Billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps I rely on an internet connection while I roam North America in my RV. My most reliable method has been through the use of cell phone service. As I explore remote locations, the cell service sometimes fails to deliver a useful connection, and I either have to delay the work I use it for, or ... Read more

2023 Continental Expedition Begins

Black-Throated Gray Warbler - Setophaga nigrescens Finally, I’m on the road. I launched at about 3pm last Monday, driving through Ramona and Santa Ysabel, then dropping into the Borrego Valley down Montezuma Pass. It is one of my favorite routes east from San Diego. The route carries me past a fairly reliable location in the Henshaw Valley to find Tricolored Blackbirds ... Read more

2023-03-11 Web Upgrades to v5.1

Before finishing my tour of North America in 2022, I begin dreaming about my next expedition. It was the maritime provinces in Canada that I most wanted to explore next. I’d hoped to depart in mid-February, but the universe had different plans for me. Some of the delays were rather frustrating, but in retrospect the ... Read more

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