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Eric Moore
Courier columnist

Eric Moore is the owner of Jay’s Bird Barn, with two locations in northern Arizona — Prescott and Flagstaff. Eric has been an avid birder for over 50 years. If you have questions about wild birds that you would like discussed in future articles, email him at

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Our home here in Prescott is just off of Rosser Street and borders a seasonal creek.

By Eric Moore November 13, 2019
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Over the past week, I’ve had several opportunities to spend time out in nature—which I’ve loved.

By Eric Moore November 6, 2019
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We have enjoyed such a beautiful fall, but each day inches us a day closer to winter weather.

By Eric Moore October 30, 2019
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I spent some time birdwatching over in the Verde Valley this past weekend.

By Eric Moore October 23, 2019
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This past week I led a Jay’s Bird Barn-sponsored bird walk to Granite Basin.

By Eric Moore October 16, 2019
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I am frequently invited to do speaking engagements where I talk on the subject of landscaping to make one’s yard bird-friendly.

By Eric Moore October 9, 2019
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This past Saturday, I attended the California condor release at the Vermilion Cliffs north of 89A.

By Eric Moore October 2, 2019
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Last week, a report was published in Science Magazine detailing the decline in the number of birds in North America.

By Eric Moore September 25, 2019
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Over the last few weeks, I have written several columns on topics related to migration.

By Eric Moore September 18, 2019
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I don’t know if you witness the same behavior in your yard each year, but during the summer months I rarely see any scrub jays.  However—almost as if they can read the calendar—when it gets to be September, I start seeing a lot of scrub jay activity in my yard.

By Eric Moore September 11, 2019

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