|These pages contains some things mainly of interest to Bill and Susan Birky's friends and family, especially about hobbies such as natural history, hiking, and climbing. Also some links to great web sites associated with the hobbies.|
THIS SITE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION ... ALWAYS.
Visit our No-Petting Zoo ... wildlife seen at our home (currently 106 species of birds, 14 mammals, 15 reptiles, and 3 amphibians)
Visit the Birky Lab at the University of Arizona
Thanksgiving 1997 at the Grand Canyon
Ice climbing in Ouray, Colorado
Thanksgiving 1998 at the Grand Canyon
Raft trip in the Grand Canyon
|Winter sports around Tucson|
Our house sits on 1.1 acres on the bajada (alluvial plain) of the Tucson Mountains, with a wash running through it. The trees are mainly palo verde, mesquite, and ironwood.
The view from the front porch of our house, looking east across Tucson to the Rincon Range. These are three of the 15 saguaros on our lot.
|American Alpine Club|
|Colorado Mountain Club|