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Moore: Lack of summer rain may affect our winter birds

This past Saturday, my wife Gayla and I finished hiking the Prescott Circle for the first time.

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Moore: Interior vs. coastal bird species

This past week my wife and I made a trip over to California to spend time with family.

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Moore: Specialty birds of southeastern Arizona

I had an amazing time this past week at the Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival.

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Moore: Recent bird walks yield interesting sightings

This past week I had the opportunity to lead bird walks on three consecutive days.

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Moore: The hazards of glue boards

From time to time I have used glue boards in my garage to control field mice.

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Moore: Recent experiences in nature

This past Saturday, Gayla and I hiked segment four of the Prescott Circle Trail, from White Spar Road to Copper Basin Road.

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Moore: Fireworks in the forest on the Fourth of July

On Thursday, July 4, my wife and I hiked segment five of the Prescott Circle Trail. This segment utilizes Trail 396 in the Prescott National Forest and runs between Senator Highway and the White Spar campground.

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Moore: Change in elevation results in a change of bird species

One of my memories of growing up in Tucson is visiting the Arizona–Sonora Desert Museum and viewing the outdoor exhibit that illustrated the concept of “life zones”.

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Moore: Summer months bring subtle changes in bird activity

Now that we are officially in summer, you might be wondering if you can expect any changes in the bird activity in your yard.

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Moore: For a better world, avoid using chemicals in your yard

In my column last week, I mentioned how the lesser goldfinches are decimating the leaves on my sunflower plants.

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