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It’s that Quail Time of Year

Not sure why, but for some unexplained reason we’ve seen more Gambel’s Quail this year than usual. On our quarterly Tucson Bird Counts along the Canada del Oro Wash and along Willow Springs Road we’ve counted far more quail in … Continue reading

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Summer’s Bumper Baby Bird Crop

If I were to pick one month to get out of Arizona, it would be June. The lower desert elevations of Yuma and Phoenix are furnace hot, and even Tucson, at 2,000 feet, and SaddleBrooke, at 3,400 feet, are often … Continue reading

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Roadrunners and Quail

  Here in SaddleBrooke, May is when we start seeing baby quail.  We see Greater Roadrunners year-round, but more likely than not, we will see a lot more of them during baby quail season.  Roadrunners are drawn to baby quail … Continue reading

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