Owl Graduation 2018, Tucson trip

May 20, 2018 by Janine |
All 3 owlets successfully fledged earlier this month! They grew up so fast.

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No room in the box!

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A rare glimpse of Dad.

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Peeking out

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Right after the owls fledged, I headed out to Tucson for some birding and music. It was an awesome trip!

My first destination was Patagonia.

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Ladder-backed and Gila woodpecker sharing the feeder

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Gambel's quail

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Inca Dove

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Broad-billed hummingbird

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Next destination: Saguaro National Park.

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Black-tailed gnatcatcher

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Red-tailed hawk with dinner

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Desert Cardinal (Pyrrhuloxia)

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My first wild Gila Monster sighting!!!

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After the wildlife excursions, it was time to see Ghost. Front and center for a killer show.

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Using this sassy gentleman for my phone wallpaper :)

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Kind of wish I had taken more pics, but I was too enraptured by the whole thing!

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The pinnacle of the evening. And I thought that the best thing to happen that day would be the Gila Monster ;)

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