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Arizona ~ Winter in the Desert

January 12, 2018 to January 19, 2018 — 7 days

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photo of Acorn Woodpecker
photo of Canyon Towhee.
photo of Greater Roadrunner
photo of Whiskered Screech-Owl
photo of Mexican Jay
photo of grasslands.
photo of Gila Woodpecker
  • Short winter getaway to one of North America’s premiere birding locations.
  • Mouth-watering list of specialty birds possible including Bendire’s, Crissal, and LeConte’s thrashers, Elegant Trogon, Arizona Woodpecker and Violet-crowned Hummingbird.
  • Mexican vagrants possible at this time of year include Rufous-backed Robin, Aztec Thrush, Blue Mockingbird and more.
  • Thousands upon thousands of wintering Sandhill Cranes, along with Snow and Ross’s geese in the Sulphur Springs Valley.
  • Good numbers of wintering raptors including Ferruginous Hawk, Prairie Falcon and Burrowing Owl to name just a few.
  • Chance to see irruptive species such as the sought-after Lawrence’s Goldfinch.

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