CBC Camp Verde

Today – Jan. 02, 2012, six of us participated in the Audubon CBC in Camp Verde, AZ. In nearly eight hours we listed 50species for 1496 individual birds. These are photos of some of them.The day was warm and sunny and the entire area was rural/residential with the Verde River always within a half mile. Perhaps the most striking pattern to the day was the huge numbers of Canada Geese overhead. Ravens also were extremely common.

As always, click on the small image to view the larger version.

 

American Pipit

American Pipit - we saw two large groups of thse on the ground.

Canada Goose

Canada Goose

Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal The male simply did not pose; neither did she.

Gila Woodpecker

Gila Woodpecker ; fairly solitary birds. very easy to find.

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Says Phoebe

Says Phoes says it all.

Sharp-shined Hawk

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Sharp-shined Hawk

Vermillion-Flycatcher-Femail

Vermillion-Flycatcher-Female

Vermillion-Flycatcher-Male

Vermillion-Flycatcher-Male; Tried for 5 years for a good photo; this is not it - yet.

Western Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark

Chicken

Too good to pass up.

 

 

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  1. treelizard says:

    Actually, no body has commented. I use three browsers and it looks fine.

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