Fall migration brings rarities to Tucson

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The bird was cooperative enough, giving me a couple of nice looks thru my binoculars, but every time I switched to the camera, it turned quite shy, and then did a disappearing act. The post Fall migration brings rarities to Tucson appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Little Big Year-Week 37: Settling down in Tucson AZ

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Now that we have “settled” in Tucson, Arizona, or at least this is where the 5th Wheel is for the time being, it has been nice to be able to spread out a bit. 14 Coopers Hawk. The post Little Big Year-Week 37: Settling down in Tucson AZ appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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10 Amazing Food Co-ops Across America

Green (Living) Review

Cooperatively owned grocery stores exist all over the country. At Food Conspiracy Co-op in Tucson, Arizona, community members teach courses; local nonprofits and schools apply for donations; and workshops on water harvesting and native trees take place. cooperatives food food co-ops

The benefits of hurricanes in Southeast Arizona

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With the formation of last week’s hurricane, it delivered a Magnificent Frigatebird , a Wood Stork , and a Herring Gull to the Tucson area. The bird was quite cooperative, showing off for me several times, allowing for some pretty nice photos!

Still chasing rarities in SE Arizona

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After an extensive year of travel in 2018, I have mainly focused on Pima County and the Tucson area for my birding. As we march ever closer to the end of 2019, I continue to marvel at the number of birds that pass thru, or reside in this relatively small area.

Birding Arizona–style

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Cooper’s Hawk. For birding Arizona-style, memorize these three overlapping locations southeast of Tucson: Madera Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains in the Coronado National Forest. Coronado National Forest. Santa Rita Mountains. Madera Canyon.

Little Big Year – Week 36: Southern New Mexico hotspots.

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Much like my visit to Malheur NWR, the actual wet Land areas are flooded once the cooperative farming is over. We are now headed to Tucson, Arizona, where we will park the 5th wheel for an extended amount of time, possibly as long as March 1st.

Ten Ways To Be A Better (Online) Birder

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For example, and I expect a few of you know what I am referring to… if you photograph a “goshawk” in the middle of Tucson, and the area’s leading birders and everyone else tells you it’s a Cooper’s Hawk …you should listen to them.

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A New Life for Bighorn Sheep in the Land of Laughing Waters

Nature Conservancy - Science

The sheep had been captured the day before in the Silver Bell Mountains northwest of Tucson, and transported 130 miles to the Conservancy’s Aravaipa Canyon Preserve. The gates opened, cameras clicked and 11 desert bighorn sheep jumped to freedom.

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Electric Vehicle Events in 98 Cities

Sierra Club Compass

Top Albany photo by Patrick Brisson; middle photo from Huntsville, TN, courtesy of Tennessee Valley EV Drivers; bottom photo of Frenchtown, NJ, Mayor Warren Cooper taken by J.

Arizona in Summer: It Ain’t All Hummers

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I met the group in Tucson and we spend the next week birding the hell out of the Sky Islands. Unlike other locations, this one was easy–no hiking, minimal time on a dirt road, and cooperative birds. It’s a well-known fact that southeast Arizona in summer is awesome.

Collaborative list – May 2019

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6900 South Jamie Avenue, Tucson, Arizona, US (32.19, -111.112). 8272 San Joaquin rd, Tucson, Arizona, US (32.175, -111.142). So that was May.

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Collaborative list – April 2019

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Cooper’s Hawk – Accipiter cooperii. It’s official. It’s spring. By all measures, meteorological, astronomical and anatomical, spring is sprung.

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Collaborative List – March 2019

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Cooper’s Hawk – Accipiter cooperii. Are we all getting excited yet? March is done. The equinox has passed. There can be no denying that spring is coming and with it, the summer visitors and passage migrants. Oh, joy!

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What If We Built Our Cities Around Places?

The Green Changemakers

Fortunately, there is a new wave of interdisciplinary collaboration that adopts a more cooperative approach to knit neighborhoods together, and it brings real economic and social benefits to cities. Congress Street will be a corridor linking several revitalized places in downtown Tucson.

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