Birdwatching diversity in Copper Canyon
Birdwatching is incredible! If you are not a “birder”, you may become one after visiting Copper Canyon.
The Military Macaws are impressive too…especially when they are in a school.
I have seen a whole flock of them take off from a river tree and it looks like a flying rainbow”.~Mondo
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Within Copper Canyon, you will enjoy remarkable experiences and unusual sightings of the nearly 300 species of indigenous and migratory birds. Visit El Fuerte’s, “Mamot Alley”, a deep ravine that homes Russet-crowned Motmot. Also check out Divisadero’s “vista” and the deepest parts of the valleys.
Around 7,000 ft., in the mountainous coolness, Woodpeckers, Tufted Flycatchers, and hummingbirds have been seen. Fellow travelers have reported a flock of endangered thick-billed parrots have been spotted flying into the canyon below. You may even see the national emblem of Mexico, the Crested Caracares. Other birds you may encounter are the Vermillion Flycatchers, white winged Doves, Brush Finches, Five Striped Sparrows, and Black Hawks.
Expect the unexpected. This biological diverse area hosts two distinct environmental climates. It ranges from mountainous Mandrean Conifer forests to sub-tropical valleys. There is a wide variety of flora and fauna within the four different biotic communities. Of the many species, many are not found in the United States. Birdwatching will enable you to relax and enjoy your surroundings. Your guides will be able to point out species by sight and sound. Even if you are not a birder, this adventure may change your mind!