Monthly Archives: February 2012

An Eagle Moment In Time

Took a nice walk today at nearby Lon Hagler State Wildlife Area to do a Great Backyard Bird Count. The first bird awaiting me was this glorious immature Bald Eagle. He had just completed a loop around the lake and … Continue reading

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Day 6, Portal, Arizona

Woke early again, made coffee and started a toasty fire in the fire place.   Chilly here in Portal, about 30 degrees. After a nice breakfast of oatmeal and toaster strudel, we headed back out to the Cave Creek Ranch feeders. … Continue reading

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Patagonia to Cave Creek

We wake up again too early, it’s winter birding, remember?    We decide to head down to Patagonia Lake State Park and bird there for a bit. We went to the end of the day use area and got the scope … Continue reading

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Day 4, Madera and Florida Canyons

Wow, what a day today. It seemed like it took forever for the birds to wake up. We hiked up Florida Wash, but only saw a Ruby-crowned Kinglet and some wild cows. It was extremely quiet. So we headed over … Continue reading

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Tucson to Madera Canyon, Day Three, December 30, 2011

The day started off with an overload of birds at Sweetwater Wetlands, we exited our car to a cacophony of delightful birdsong, making it difficult to decide which way to go first!  Highlights were Verdin, Common Moorhen, Abert’s Towhee, Harris’s … Continue reading

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