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Avian Jewels of Arizona


A summer trip to Arizona always offers a wide variety of avian treats and this year was no different. The monsoon season was in full force, lowering temperatures, making the landscape lush and green, and bringing a flurry of bird activity. Hummingbirds are one of the main highlights of this trip and we tallied eleven species for the tour. Stunning Broad-billeds, huge Magnificents (living up to their name), and the ubiquitous Black-chinneds were all widespread and seen on a nearly daily basis.... Read More