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Birding Break(sm):
Huachuca Mountains

Explore some of the most popular destinations in Southeast Arizona. The canyons of the Huachuca Mountains provide some of the best opportunities to find a number of Arizona specialties including hummingbirds, trogons, and flycatchers. This break includes stops at Miller, Garden, and Scheelite Canyons.

Habitat Views: 9
Bird Sightings: 19
Tour Season: July-August

Click on the Button or the Map to start.

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Acknowledgements and Brief Directions are given below.


The Virtual Birder would like to thank Shawn Carey for his assistance on my most recent trip to Arizona, Simon Perkins of Massachusetts Audubon for his advice on birding Arizona, and Chuck Williamson and Sharon Goldwasser for their advice and hospitality during my first trip to Arizona.

Brief Directions

On this trip you can get points by correctly identifying the birds. If you're one of the top scorers you can post your name. You can also just explore and ask for the bird's names.

Once you start your trip:

To Navigate from place to place
Use the 'Street Signs' or click on the Map

To Zoom in on a bird
  1. Make sure the 'Binoculars' radio button above the photo is selected
  2. Click on the bird you want to zoom in on

To Guess a bird's name
  1. Select your guess from the pull-down menu above the photo
  2. Click on the bird in the photo to submit your guess

To Change the Display Size and Load Time
Click the 'Config' button or use the resize bar to the right of the views:
  • Click the bottom segment of the bar for the smallest display and the fastest load
  • Click the top segment of the bar for the largest display and the best photo quality

To Post Your Score
Click the 'Stop' button when you are done.

There is a 'Help' button if you need more instructions.

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