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Avian Jewels of Arizona


Thirteen species of hummingbirds! This is the stuff of fantasies for birders from the east, where only one species is regular. Even most areas of the west harbor only three or four hummingbird species at best. But in southeastern Arizona the story is quite different.On our recent Avian Jewels of Arizona tour, we had marvelous hummingbird displays throughout the trip and tallied a very impressive, though not entirely unexpected, 13 different species. The biggest problem was determining which o... Read More