Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec
07
2016

Sonoita Creek State Natural Area/Patagonia Lake IBA, Patagonia-Sonoita Creek TNC Preserve IBA & Paton House, and San Rafael Grasslands IBA.

Hummingbirds and Moon Rocks! Trip report by Craig Anderson for his Arizona IBA Big Year. To date by the numbers, I have visited 19 Arizona IBA’s, traveled 4,636 miles, spent $885 (excluding gas), and camped 31 days. I’ve had four …

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Dec
07
2016

Chiricahua Mountains IBA Trip, June 12-18th, 2016

Trip report by Craig Anderson for his Arizona IBA Big Year. Waiting for a trogon… The blue-gray silhouette of the Chiricahua’s greet me as I leave Wilcox, Arizona at sunrise. They rise to over 9,000 feet and once again, I’m surprised …

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Dec
02
2016

Elk, Birds and Bears – The Mogollon Rim Snowmelt Draws IBA, May 9-15, 2016

Trip report by Craig Anderson for his Arizona IBA Big Year. The bottom line: the snowmelt draws along the Mogollon Rim are well-worth adding to your high-priority birding locations. Allow yourself two to three days to be in the area. …

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