Chestnut-collared Longspur Davis Pasture

Birds on the Move!

Fall Migration in Arizona and the importance of Important Bird Areas The migration of large numbers of birds through Arizona, spring and fall, is one of nature’s most breathtaking spectacles. As a concept, it seems simple enough. As the year wanes, the weather turns frosty and food becomes much more difficult to find. To survive, …

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Wilson's Warbler in a catclaw acacia by Marshal Hedin from Flickr CC

Not Just Passing Through

A Wilson’s Warbler’s Journey Through Southern Arizona This article by Jennie MacFarland originally appeared in the April-June 2014 issue of the Vermilion Flycatcher, the quarterly magazine of the Tucson Audubon Society. As a birder in southern Arizona, it is always a treat to see a Wilson’s Warbler. The appearance of this species in our region …

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