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Team Sapsucker Is Ready to Connect the Birds on 500-Mile Big Day Run

By on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 - 3 Comments

On Friday morning of Scout Week, Team Sapsucker was spread out across 500 miles of Arizona and California, timing their last tricky route sections and looking for a few stubborn holdout species. By midday they were starting their convergence on … Continue reading

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Here’s a Scout Week Peek at Our 2014 Big Day Route Through the Southwest

By on Monday, April 28th, 2014 - 2 Comments

It’s Scout Week for Team Sapsucker. That’s the name for the frantic week of birding that precedes a Big Day, our biggest conservation fundraiser of the year. And this year, with the Sapsuckers switching venues to a little-explored route in … Continue reading

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Feeder relief for Arizona’s fire-stricken hummingbirds

By on Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 - 12 Comments

In a year that started with six of southeastern Arizona’s driest months on record, wildfires have burned nearly a million acres of mountain forests in the state. Though fire is an integral part of this western ecosystem, the burned areas … Continue reading

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