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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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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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Birds Do It: a Short Guide to the Sex Life of Birds

Most of us can quote the most memorable lyrics from Cole Porter’s song, Let’s Fall in Love:  ‘Birds do it, Bees do it.  Even educated fleas do it.’  I’m not sure about the fleas, educated or not, but now that … Continue reading

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