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Varied Bunting

Passerina versicolor

Description:

Adult male in Florida Canyon, Southeastern Arizona

Habitat:

Mesquite

Notes:

This was the very first bird we saw when arrived in SE AZ. Also happened to be a big target of mine. Amazingly gorgeous.

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6 Comments

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

I know, right?!

AustinH.
AustinH. 4 years ago

Totally! Haha we drove over 1,000 miles from Colroado to go see all the amazing tropical species of SE AZ...and you live in Arizona right??? Ya gotta get down there! It's literally the best birding area in the country.

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

I have a good chance to see some neat birds from Mexico in SE Arizona in spring. Gotta visit!

AustinH.
AustinH. 4 years ago

Yeah hope you both see one someday! Honestly they are really stunning...

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 years ago

I really want to see one too, Joshua! Such pretty birds

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

Awesome! I dream of finding one.

Arizona, USA

Lat: 31.74, Long: -110.84

Spotted on Aug 2, 2014
Submitted on Jan 31, 2015

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