Red Rock State Park
I wish I had a wide angle lens. Might try to post a few pics together to give a sense of the valley. So cool! A picture can not tell the full story.
Canyon Towhee (kind of a drab looking bird..not far off from the Abert's or California)
Road Runner, the coyote's after you.
Road Runner, if he catches you you're through.
Road Runner, the coyote's after you. Road Runner, if he catches you you're ...
Not afraid of people clearly....this dude ran between me and a docent at the park while we were discussing birding in the region.
Ruby Crowned Kinglet (luv the red spot on the head)
The species is still out with friends to ID. The smaller empids are very difficult. This bird was small.
Hammond's or a Cordilleran. Anybody?
From Sedona, we stayed two days in Phoenix and 3 days in Tucson. Still working on the photos. 100 species and 30 lifers. Yay!