I love the crest feathers on this guy.
phainopeplaNear the Rio Grande, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.

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5 Responses to Phainopepla

  1. graydaysandcoffee says:

    I’ve never seen a bird like that before! Gorgeous agains the blue sky!

  2. vera ersilia says:

    It looks like a black bluejay… I’ll go google its name now.

  3. vera ersilia says:

    ah ah it is a flycatcher ! I used to see some of these in the hills in northern California, identified by friends though.

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