Falcons, owls and hawks are frequent fliers in the Grand Canyon National Park region and Arizona.
Known for their incredible speed and agility, falcons feed on smaller birds, and stoop (dive) to capture prey in mid-air. Peregrine and prairiefalcons and American kestrels are common in Arizona.
Owls that call Arizona home include large great horned owls, barn owls, tiny elf, pygmy and squirrel owls, and burrowing owls.
Visitors might also glimpse a red-tailed hawk, common black-hawk, Harris’ hawk or zone-tailed hawk, sharp-shinned hawks or a Northern gohawk during their Grand Canyon vacation.
Plenty of pretty and sweet-sounding song birds can also be enjoyed during your vacation to the Grand Canyon region.