These images from past tours begin with Red Warbler, a beautiful endemic quite common on Cerro San Felipe. Photo by participant Timothy Skillin.
The scenic Yagul Valley, one of our productive birding stops, has been home to humans for millenia. Photo by participant Alan Abel.
Collared Towhee is a Chestnut-capped Brushfinch look-alike, yet rather different behaviorally and thus difficult to mistake. Photo by guide Dan Lane.
Gray-breasted Woodpecker, another endemic, is a cactus specialist. Photo by participant Ron Majors.
Part of the Zapotec masterpiece of Monte Alban--we take time for an informative visit. Photo by participant Alan Abel.
The colorful Orange-breasted Bunting is always a big hit on the tour! Photo by participant Timothy Skillin.
We hope for a good look at Fulvous Owl on each Oaxaca tour. Photo by guide Cory Gregory.
The endemic Oaxaca Sparrow usually sticks to dense brush. This one was rather an extrovert, however! Photo by guide Dan Lane.
Hats and gloves are definitely appreciated for some of our highland birding along the Cabeza de Vaca trail. Photo by participant Alan Abel.
The unmistakeable White-throated Magpie-Jay, by guide Cory Gregory
"Mountain" Northern Pygmy-Owl is often followed by an excited mob of songbirds hoping to drive it off. Photo by participant Ron Majors.
Boucard's Wrens are the Oaxacan version of Cactus Wrens and nest in dense, thorny cactus clusters. Photo by participant Alan Abel.
The oak-covered hills above Teotitlan del Valle harbor specialties such as Ocellated Thrasher and Oaxaca sparrow. Photo by participant Alan Abel.
Golden-browed Warbler is an undergrowth beauty. Photo by guide Cory Gregory.
Monte Alban's central plaza: the Zapotecs built it without the benefit of the wheel or any beasts of burden! Photo by guide Dan Lane.
The Church of San Pablo at Mitla. Photo by participant Alan Abel.
Rufous-capped Warbler, by guide Cory Gregory
Winter residents like this Western Tanager are common sights as well. Photo by participant Timothy Skillin.
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