Here, from Len's Flickr set, are his photos of our best sightings during our first 8 days of birding in southern Arizona, along with some of my photos of the scenery. To see all Len's photos, click on any of the images below.
We have one more day of this great trip, organized by Field Guides Birding Tours. Our guide has been amazing at finding birds during this terrible drought in the Southwest.
White-faced Ibis, Patagonia Lake, AZ
Patagonia Lake: an amazing place in the desert!
Two Pronghorns on a ranch near Patagonia
Varied Bunting -- a new bird for us!
Scott's Oriole, Portal,Arizona
Swainson's Hawk, Wilcox, Arizona.
|One of our most beautiful days was spent in the Chiracaua Mountains near Portal, Arizona.|
|... and yes, we saw lots of cactus in bloom.|
Blog post and all photos © 2021 mae and len sander.