March 31, 1984 — 3:30 pm
Saguaro National Monument, Arizona — East Unit
Mom took us here to see a Golden-crowned Sparrow that she discovered earlier in the winter. We sat on a picnic bench and threw cookie crumbs on the ground. The sparrow came, and so did several squirrels, this Rock Squirrel with them.
I later saw another one sitting upright on top of a 20-foot rock on a hill in the nearby desert.