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It feels a little weird to call it “fall birding” on July 1st, but with temperatures spiking over 115 recently*, it is much more pleasant to think of fall than summer. Besides, as I have written before, something is always … Continue reading
With temperatures creeping above 100 in the past week, those of us along the river here were happy to hear that a front was coming through, bringing possible rain and highs in the 80s. Of course, there is always a … Continue reading
I guess it was a strange thing to do, trying a Big Year as soon as I moved to a new county. I was mainly inspired by Tommy D’s awesome Maricopa Big Year-ing, and I figured it would be a … Continue reading
With the mid-November chill in the air, it was time for a second visit to the Arizona Strip! Why go again in mid-November? Well, mostly to look for Black-capped Chickadees in Colorado City. I was also hoping for wandering non-breeders … Continue reading
I admit it, birding around here has been slow lately. It’s hard to get the motivation to bird when it’s over 110 out, but it’s worth it if there are birds! Unfortunately, shorebird migration around Lake Havasu has been little … Continue reading
Yesterday, David and I decided to spend the day birding around Wikieup. We both kind of wondered whether it would be worth going in the winter, since our main targets there are breeding species: Northern Cardinal and Bridled Titmouse, both … Continue reading