I probably should have mentioned that, like the kite, I have no realistic chance of finding one.
There used to be a private ranch, the Canelo Ranch, that had a breeding pair, and for a fee birders could go see them. It’s my understanding that the ranch is now closed to visitors.
My lifer targets are:
My ABA Area targets are birds I’ve seen in other countries but need for the ABA Area:
Ferruginous Pygmy Owl
Today I just bought plane tickets to Texas. I’m leaving in two weeks and will spend a week in the Valley. My goal is not to see as many species as I can see (but I’ll undoubtedly see a lot anyway), but of mopping up any lifers and ABA Area birds I need.
I was planning on going to Arizona, but...
This year I have three one-week vacations coming to me. I can’t take off more than a week at any one time, however.
I was planning on going to the Dominican Republic for a week in March, but the CDC killed that dream. Now, anyone entering the US has to have a negative Covid test taken within...