Within Copper Canyon, 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 report of 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!
Get out your bird checklist ready for Copper Canyon!
Since Mexico hosts 22 endemic birds, there is a lot to see. Only Brazil and Indonesia can top that. Within Copper Canyon, there is an average of 300 species birds.
It is a pristine wilderness, four times the size of the Grand Canyon. As a result, it is a land of distinct scenery and life.
The transitional range of environments within the Copper Canyon Region.
Since habitats transition between two biomes, a diversity of life is possible to experience.
The landscape changes from the Sonoran Desert to the Sinaloan transition tropical forest. Thus, creating a variety of birds found in Copper Canyon.
Noteworthy is the unique evolution of the canyons that create centers of life for birds and plants. For example, plant species range from Pine, Oak, Madrona, Willow, Alder, and Cottonwood trees. An average of 3,500 species of plants are found in Copper Canyon.
In El Fuerte, on the Rio Fuerte, experience a variety of hummingbirds and water-loving birds. The river flourishes with life and creates an abundant habitat.
Since the towns of the Sierra Madre region are higher in elevation, they host a different variety of birds than the lowlands of Sinaloa.
Copper Canyon Birds in Sinaloa:
Copper Canyon Birds in the Sierra Madre region:
Our bilingual guides help you find rare birds. Therefore, if you’re a birder, you are going to love the Copper Canyon! For new enthusiasts, birds of Copper canyon will win your heart.
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