I’ve finished making my bird counting calculations and here’s the final total: I identified 62 species of birds while on our Winter vacation in Arizona, and these 27 were new ones for me:

Bufflehead
Black-necked Grebe
Bridled Titmouse
Green-tailed Towhee
Crissal Thrasher
Lesser Goldfinch
Red-naped Sapsucker
Black-throated Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Pyrrhuloxia
Evening Grosbeak
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Scaled Quail
Vesper Sparrow
Brewer’s Sparrow
Chihuahuan Raven
Northern Harrier
Audubon’s Warbler
American Yellow Warbler
Cinnamon Teal
Black Phoebe
Green-winged Teal
Eurasian Collared Dove
Sandhill Crane
Ruddy Duck
Northern Shoveler

My life list is up to 288.

Here are some bird photos from our trip, posted on Birdstack.

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