More bird photos from Arizona (and Bryce Canyon)

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As usual, my camera isn’t really good enough to take pictures of birds at a distance. This is counterbalanced a bit by the fact that I’m no steady enough to take pictures of things that are far away even if I have a good camera. Anyway, here are some pictures from our recent trip:

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Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus

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Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

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Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris

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Elegant Trogon Trogon elegans

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Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californicus

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Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus

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Clark’s Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana

Sometimes it’s possible to get very close, though. Like with this Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura:

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