California-Arizona – March 14 to 21, 2009
Purpose: In celebration of brother Attia’s soon to be married ass.
Rating: 5 – Heavy birding, moderate travel, light terrain.
Brother Present: Allair, Attia, Brett, Friis, Mackenzie, Nicoll, Wood and provisional brother Sadler.
Route: Los Angeles, Mount Pinos, Santa Barbara, Salton Sea, Yuma, Tucson, Saguaro, Sonoran, Patagonia, Portal, Phoenix – Home. (select this link to view the route on Google Maps.
Highlights: In addition to targets – Rufous-backed Robin, Rufous-capped Warbler, Black-capped Gnatcatcher, Whiskered Screech-Owl, Elegant Trogon, Spotted Owl, Flat Tire – Honk at Black Jeep, Shenanigans.
Trip Report: Download a complete trip report here.
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: To catch brother Attia in action click here.