Thanks for the nice comments. For those who have not been to SE Arizona birding, it is a must !
Your first trip out here will give you many new life birds. But April/May is a much better time.
Terry, you are right about the "memories". We recall many each time we come this way. Curve-billed
Thrashers and Cactus Wrens call throughout the day, and feed regularly at our place along with Gambel's
Quail. Yesterday we took a short drive up to Madera Canyon and added several more trip birds to our
Mexican Scrub Jay
var: Pink sided
But the bird we really enjoyed seeing was the Phainopepla's along the road in the mistletoe. What a
And speaking of striking birds, the Streak-backed Oriole is really amazing! Go to http://smu.gs/xj4zy8
and you can see pictures of the bird we located at Tubac, near the bridge. The gentleman standing
next to us took these photos. These were the great views of this bird from Mexico that we had.
Make sure to see all 16 that are posted. The last photo gives you a great look at the back. Enjoy.