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Nest building time
Lisa W

Nest building time (Myiodynastes luteiventris)

I saw this and another Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher gathering nesting material this morning in Huachuca Canyon. He/She has some twigs in his/her mouth. Another nice bird for us here in Southeastern Arizona, we are the only place the bird summers and nests here in the U.S.
Found in broadleaf trees along mountain streams.
Fort Huachuca, Arizona, USA
Date taken
May 30, 2008
Scientific name
Myiodynastes luteiventris
Equipment used
Canon 1D Mark III with 100-400 IS Lens and 1.4 converter
Good one Lisa! Difficult light, but you managed to get right exposure, well done :t::t:
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Opus Editor
How fortunate you are to have this summer visitor. Beautiful capture too.
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Thank you all for the comments. I've been lucky to see these for two years now.

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