Tag Archive: IBA

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

Fliers, Flowers and New Friends – Pinaleno Mountains IBA July 24-29

Trip report by Craig Anderson for his Arizona IBA Big Year. The title is very descriptive of this IBA trip. While the birds of the Pinaleno Mountains were our primary objective, one could not help but be amazed by all …

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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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Nov
14
2016

Sonoran Borderlands & Lower Colorado River IBAs Trip Report

Trip report by Craig Anderson for his Arizona IBA Big Year. Spectacular vistas, sunsets, the Streakbacked Oriole, and thousands of swirling tree swallows made this tour memorable. I now have traveled over 1,300 miles to visit seven Arizona Important Bird Areas and they have exceeded …

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Jun
27
2016

Craig’s Big Year Birdathon in AZ IBAs

Mogollon Rim with aspens turning yellow

2016 is Craig’s Big Year! Veteran Arizona birder and Audubon Arizona volunteer “Bird Nerd” Craig Anderson hits the road to visit as many of Arizona’s 46 Important Bird Areas – and see as many species of birds – as possible …

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Jun
13
2012

IBAs now available in eBird output tools

From ebird.org June 12, 2012 Swainson’s Thrush at Glacier National Park, one of Montana’s IBAs now available in eBird. Photograph by Brian Sullivan. It is with much excitement that Team eBird announces that Important Bird Areas (IBAs) for the United …

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