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Birding Southeast Arizona-Part 2

Here is the list for today.  I saw many of the same birds as yesterday; but did add a few lifers.  We spent time in the grasslands since the rain had stopped before heading down to the Chiracuahuas to look for the Mexican Chickadee, Yellow-eyed Junco and the Olive Wabler.  I only saw the Junco.  What a terrific bird!    




Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail

Ruddy Duck

Eared Grebe

Great Blue Heron

BC Night-heron

Turkey Vulture

Red-tailed Hawk

American Kestrel



American Avocet

Western Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Baird’s Sandpiper

Long-billed Dowitcher

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Mourning Dove

Greater Roadrunner

Western Screech Owl

Whiskered Screech Owl

Northern Pygmy Owl

Acorn Woodpecker

Red-naped Sapsucker

Hairy Woodpecker

Arizona Woodpecker

Red-shafted Flicker

Hammond’s Flycatcher

Say’s Phoebe

Dusky-capped Flycatcher

Cassin’s Kingbird

Western Kingbird

Loggerhead Shrike

Cassin’s Vireo

Hutton’s Vireo

Steller’s Jay

Mexican Jay

Chihuahuan Raven

Common Raven

Horned Lark

Violet-green Swallow

Barn Swallow

Bridled Titmouse



Bewick’s Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Hermit Thrush

Northern Mockingbird


Audubon Warbler

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Hepatic Tanager

Green-tailed Towhee

Brewer’s Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Black-throated Sparrow

Lark Bunting

Savannah Sparrow

Baird’s Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco – Gray capped form

Yellow-eyed Junco

Northern Cardinal

Brewer’s Blackbird

Brown-headed Cowbird

Lesser Goldfinch

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Arizona Wish List

Ferruginous Hawk, Prairie Falcon,Montezuma Quail, Masked Bobwhite, Scaled Quail, Spotted Owl, Elf Owl, Painted Redstart, Red-faced Warbler, No. Pygmy Owl, Common Poorwill, Broad-billed Hummingbird, Williamson’s Sapsucker, Red-naped Sapsucker, Gray Vireo, Gray Flycatcher, Gray-breasted Jay, Chihuahua Raven, Mexican Chickadee, Varied Bunting, Painted Bunting, Lucy, Grace, Olive and the Green-tailed Towhee, LeConte’s, Sage, Bendire’s and Crissal Thrashers.  AND Sinoloa Wren.

All birds are good birds, but these will all be life birds for me.  I’ll tick them off when I see them.  Fingers crossed.


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