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Watering Hole

We visited Cooper Mountain Nature Park on Monday.  Although we got there at 10:30am, it was pretty darn warm.  We saw a small flock of six Western Bluebirds fly overhead, an Anna’s Hummingbird doing some pretty cool aerial acrobatics, lots of Scrub Jays … Continue reading

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The Usual Suspects

I took a walk around Cooper Mountain Nature Park one night after work this week. It was warm and not particularly birdy but I did get to hear a Hermit Thrush singing in the woods. Lovely sound. It is one … Continue reading

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Butterfly on Lichen

We watched this gorgeous butterfly flutter past us as we walked a trail at Cooper Mountain Nature Park.  It seemed to purposefully land on the lichen in the photo and had alit several times on other pieces of lichen before settling on … Continue reading

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Western Bluebirds at Cooper Mountain Nature Park

Years ago when my kids were younger and before I worked outside the home, I volunteered as a bluebird monitor for the Prescott Bluebird Recovery Project.  It became almost like a part-time job from February to September each year.  After several years … Continue reading

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