Category Archives: Havasu NWR

LCRV Rarity Photos

I’ve been promising for a while to post photos of rarities that have been seen lately in the LCRV.  The thing is, the rarities just keep coming!  I have finally caught up, for now, and I present a suite of … Continue reading

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Short-billed Dowitchers

As I mentioned in my Beal Lake post, we have had quite a few Short-billed Dowitchers in the area lately.  Our first was at the Island STP August 24.  The next day, David and I counted 18 on Beal Lake.  … Continue reading

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Birding Beal Lake

The past week, since returning from the Western Field Ornithologists meeting in Sierra Vista, David and I have made several trips to Beal Lake. When we moved to this area last December, we were only vaguely aware of Beal Lake, … Continue reading

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Shorebird migration begins!

I guess I jinxed myself the other day when I said birding has been slow around Lake Havasu.  The next morning (August 10), David and I went to the north end of the lake and found an adult Tricolored Heron!  … Continue reading

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Migration and Big Year Update, spring storms

Blogging has been put on the back-burner in the past few weeks, due to increased demands from birding, work, and my immune system.  I’m starting to get back into the swing of things, though, so here is an update about … Continue reading

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Big Year update

Things have been very busy lately, and unfortunately I’m not referring to birding!  The past two weekends I’ve gone out of town, first to Phoenix then to Santa Cruz, CA.  Not to mention the intervening week which I spent working … Continue reading

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Spring Around the Corner

I have to admit, late February around here is starting to taste like a flat soda.  Several of the local rarities continue, but there don’t seem to be many new birds moving into the area.  While there has been some … Continue reading

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