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Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Apr 9, 2013 - 09:41am PT
That is exactly what we call it Steve. One man walked by BN and said "that thing is an assault weapon". Cracked everyone up.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 9, 2013 - 11:21am PT
Cool TR!! Looks like fun was had!
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Apr 9, 2013 - 11:27am PT
Wish I could have made it. The things you birders put yourselves through! Merde!

DMT
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Apr 9, 2013 - 11:39am PT
Would have loved for you to make it Dingus...maybe next time! It was a good outing and there were no injuries! :)
Darwin

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Apr 9, 2013 - 11:43am PT
thanks for the photos Crimpie!
dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Apr 9, 2013 - 12:10pm PT
Thanks for posting the pics, good times, hope to do it again soon. Would crack me up when we would all be in one location and someone would call out a bird, than we would all go running over there with our binoculars, I felt like a dork, but was loving the whole experience.

Credit: dirt claud
Credit: dirt claud
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Apr 9, 2013 - 08:19pm PT
bump

Mike Bolte

Trad climber
Planet Earth
Apr 9, 2013 - 08:38pm PT
great shots from the LA excursion! Thanks Crimper and De De
BrassNuts

Trad climber
Save your a_s, reach for the brass...
Apr 9, 2013 - 11:56pm PT
Great fun was had by all at the SoCal Birdapalooza! Thanks to everyone for coming out, really fun to spend time with Taco bird people and see some feathered friends :-) Here are a few from the first day...
Allen's Hummer coming in for a bath
Allen's Hummer coming in for a bath
Credit: BrassNuts
Feels so good...
Feels so good...
Credit: BrassNuts
Cal Towhee
Cal Towhee
Credit: BrassNuts
A pair of Golden-Crowned Sparrows, likely on their way north
A pair of Golden-Crowned Sparrows, likely on their way north
Credit: BrassNuts
Female Western Bluebird
Female Western Bluebird
Credit: BrassNuts
Mr. Golden-Crowned enjoying a bath
Mr. Golden-Crowned enjoying a bath
Credit: BrassNuts
A Mockingbird out of song momentarily
A Mockingbird out of song momentarily
Credit: BrassNuts
dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Apr 10, 2013 - 11:36am PT
Those are great shots Dave!
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Apr 10, 2013 - 11:38am PT
Kudos to Dave and Dee ee! You both got some keepers! :-)
10b4me

Ice climber
Happy Boulders
Apr 10, 2013 - 11:41am PT
I agree, great shots
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Apr 10, 2013 - 12:16pm PT
Can't wait to see more photos from everyone as well!
Bob D'A

Trad climber
Taos, NM
Apr 10, 2013 - 12:18pm PT
Great shots Dave and dee....really beautiful.

Saw this sweet fellow this morning on my hike with my dog. Cooper's Hawk. I think a immature one.

Really beautiful hawks.

Credit: Bob D'A
Elcapinyoazz

Social climber
Joshua Tree
Apr 10, 2013 - 12:36pm PT
Wow, look at that giant L-series lens (at least that's what it looks like) Dave's running. I think those things cost more than my car (and obviously take stellar shots, as evident in BNs pics).

Looks like a fun time had by all, inspired me to go find my binocs.
Mike Bolte

Trad climber
Planet Earth
Apr 10, 2013 - 01:12pm PT
Don't see these so often- White-throated Sparrow
Don't see these so often- White-throated Sparrow
Credit: Mike Bolte
These Spotted Towhees are singing up a storm these days
These Spotted Towhees are singing up a storm these days
Credit: Mike Bolte
Red-shouldered
Red-shouldered
Credit: Mike Bolte
even more red-shouldered
even more red-shouldered
Credit: Mike Bolte
cyndiebransford

climber
31 years in Joshua Tree, now Alaska
Apr 10, 2013 - 02:50pm PT
Really beautiful photos of the birds.
I am still waiting for our spring migration birds to return. It has dropped to the single digits again the last five days. We need to thaw out and have some spring weather.
Elcapinyoazz

Social climber
Joshua Tree
Apr 10, 2013 - 04:42pm PT
Cyndie, I gather you are down Kenai way...but if you find yourself in Fairbanks, Creamer's Field is usually GREAT for birding. Used to have my weekend morning latte there all summmer.
john hansen

climber
Apr 10, 2013 - 05:09pm PT
I am going to be in southern arizona, around the 29th or so of this month.

I have seen a few spots online like Pantigonia creek and some places around Seirra vista.

Any advice on other good spots to go?
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Apr 10, 2013 - 05:30pm PT
John - and 10b4me who will be in AZ soon. There is a book titled Finding Birds in Southeast Arizona published by the Tucson Audubon Society that we've found really helpful. You may want to get it as it's sort of big - lots of info.

We liked Portal and Cave Creek a lot. We'll be in Ramsey Canyon (near Sierra Vista) the first several days of April birding too. We found that Mary Jo Ballatore's place was great last year, though the count was down post-fire. Love the San Pedro Riparian - along the river (off of 90) awesome even in the heat of the day. I actually got bored with Vermillion Flycatchers there. Really. Though many recommend Ft. Huachuca, we didn't find much of anything there. Likely won't go again. We stay at the Ramsey Canyon B&B with is adjacent to the Nature Conservancy property. Lots of good birds on the small grounds of the B&B (Painted Redstarts taunting you) and in the Nature Conservancy area.

Sonora Desert Museum, near Tucson, was great fun too.

In terms of what is in urban Tucson, lots of parks are listed in the book. Some are:

Reid Park and Arroyo Chico
Ed Pastor Kino Environmental restoration project at Sam Lena Park
Fort Lowell park and Rillito River
Evergreen cemetary
Greasewood Park
Pima Canyon

I've not been to any of these places though.
Catalina State Park

Not sure that's much help. :/ Hope so.
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