A nice day around Tucson (04/16/16)

I had a day to play around Tucson, so I decided to do Catalina State Park in the morning and then work my way up Mt Lemmon. The wind started kicking in and by the time I finished the area was unbirdeable.

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This Buff-breasted Flycatcher was one of a pair I found in Rose Canyon.

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A stately Canyon Towhee at Catalina SP

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Costa’s Hummingbird at Catalina SP

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Grace’s Warbler at Middle Bear

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Greater Pewee at Rose Canyon

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Hutton’s Vireo, also Rose Canyon

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I had to work hard to get this shot of a male Olive Warbler at Rose Canyon

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Rufous-winged Sparrows at Catalina SP

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An oblivious Yellow-eyed Junco near Summerhaven

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Finally, 2 days later near V Bar V (Sedona), a Common Black Hawk made a couple of appearances. Nice!

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