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the bird post

One of the best things about walking in the Copper Canyon area is experiencing the amazing natural surroundings.

Travelling with a knowledgeable and observant companion has meant I have learnt a lot about some things which I previously knew nothing. The following is a list of some of the birds that I have seen, some of which I may, hopefully, recognise if I see again.

Great Blue Heron
Western Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Broad-billed Hummingbird
Black Phoebe
White-throated Swift
Painted Redstart
Canyon Wren
Vermillion Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Acorn Woodpecker
Northern Cardinal
Phyrruloxia
Baltimore Oriole
Elegant Trogon
Violet-green Swallow
Belted Kingfisher
White-breasted Nuthatch
Northern Flicker
Shrike (unidentified)
Western Bluebird
Least Sandpiper
Mexican Jay
Stellar’s Jay
American Kestrel
Red-tailed Hawk
Swainson’s Hawk
Peregrine Falcon
Turkey Vulture
Black Vulture

Painted Redstart.

Painted Redstart. (Photo: Jeff Volk)

Red-tailed Hawk.

Red-tailed Hawk. (Photo: Jeff Volk)

Ash-throated Flycatcher. (Photo: Jeff Volk)

Ash-throated Flycatcher. (Photo: Jeff Volk)

Acorn Woodpecker

Acorn Woodpecker

Yellow-breasted Blackbirds

Yellow-headed Blackbirds.

Oriole

Oriole.

Vermillion Flycatcher.

Black Vultures

Black Vultures.

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