santa rita golf course: What Does It Mean When A Dozen Vultures Show Up to Watch You Tee Off? - 07/01/09 12:16 AM

5:45 a.m. and three of us had a tee time at the Santa Rita Golf Course in Vail, AZ.  We played nine before starting the workday.  I thought I was doing pretty well until we reached the fifth tee.
We were greeted by a sight I'd never seen.  Donte' Ormsby (who lives on the course) told us that these vultures roost in this huge tree every night.  That's Donte' on the right.  (He's the man who created my website mikeintucson.com)
The vultures were catching the day's first rays, stretching and talking amongst themselves, when Kevin Wood (left) stepped up to … (24 comments)

santa rita golf course: Babies On The Golf Course at Santa Rita: Can You Identify Them? - 06/28/09 09:06 AM

Donte' Ormsby and I played 18 holes of golf yesterday at the Santa Rita Golf Course south of Tucson, AZ.  We had intended to play only nine holes, but you know how that goes.
These two young hawks were roosting in a pine tree on the 18th hole.  I have a few birding books, but try as I might, I haven't been able to identify them. 
I got a view of the back of the hawk when one flew into a sycamore tree.  The tail is barred, and it's underside has the same creamy yellow that you see on the … (18 comments)

 
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