Elegant Trogon Survey Results – 2020

Total Elegant Trogons counted in AZ during 2020 survey = 201

Elegant Trogon in Chiricahuas by Lori Conrad

Elegant Trogon in Chiricahuas by Lori Conrad

**Note** eBird reports outside of survey dates and routes indicate there could be as many as 31 additional Elegant Trogons (8 pairs, 8 males and 7 unknown sex) in Southeast Arizona in 2020

Click here to see map of 2020 Elegant Trogon Results 

See Fun Photos Taken By Surveyors in 2020 Here 

Information about this annual survey effort here

Video of 2020 on-line surveyor gathering can be watched here

Results for each route

Atascosa Mountains (May 16, 2020) – 1 pairs, 19 males, 2 females. 2 unknown = 25 total Elegant Trogons

Pena Blanca Canyon North of Dam – 0
Walker Canyon – North  – 1 pair
Walker Canyon – South – 1 male
North Sycamore Canyon – 3 males
South Sycamore Canyon – 4 males
Bellatosa Canyon – 0
Calabasas Canyon – 1 male, 1 female, 2 unknown
Alamo Canyon 1 – 2 males
California Gulch – 0
Bear Valley Ranch to Peñasco – 2 males
Pesqueira Canyon – 0
Pena Blanca Canyon – 6 males, 1 female

 

Patagonia Mountains (May 23, 2020) – 7 pairs, 11 males, 1 unknown = 26 total Elegant Trogons

Harshaw Road- Transect #1 – 0
Harshaw Road Transect #2 – 2 males
Harshaw Rd Transect #3 – 1 pair
FR 4701-Rd to Upper Humbolt- 1 pair, 1 unknown
Endless Chain – 1 male
Finley and Adams east – 4males
Upper Finley and Adams – 1 pair, 1 male
Corral Canyon – 3 pairs, 1 male
Sycamore Canyon to Strix Canyon – 0
Washignton Gulch – 2 males
Flying R, Ux Rd – 1 pair

 

Santa Rita Mountains (May 24, 2020) – 11 pairs, 26 males, 3 females, 5 unknowns = 56 total Elegant Trogons

Upper Hopkins (Upper Carrie Nation) – 1 pair
Middle Hopkins (Middle Carrie Nation) – 1 male
Lower Hopkins (Lower Carrie Nation) – 1 male
Whitehouse to Madera Picnic Area – 1 male, 2 unknown
Santa Rita Lodge – 1 pair, 1 male
Kent Springs House – 1 male
Chuparosa Inn – 1 male
Bog Springs – 2 males
Kent Spring Trail – 1 pair, 1 male
Dutch John Trail – 4 males
Sylvester Spring – 1 male, 2 unknown
Lower Super Trail – 2 males, 1 female
Upper Super Trail – 2 pairs
Florida Canyon Trail – 1 male, 1 female
Upper Temporal Gulch – 1pair, 3 males, 2 females
Josephine Canyon – 4 pairs, 1 unknown
Gardener Canyon –  1 pair, 3 males
Cave Canyon – 3 males

 

Huachuca Mountains (May 30, 2020) – 14 pairs, 34 males, 1 female, 2 unknown = 65 total Elegant Trogon

Elegant Trogon in Huachcuas Mountains by Troy Corman

Elegant Trogon in Huachcuas Mountains by Troy Corman

Lower Huachuca Canyon – 1 pair, 2 males, 1 female
Upper Huachuca Canyon – 2 pairs, 2 males
Lower Garden Canyon – 0
Middle Garden Canyon – 1 unknown
Scheelite Canyon – 1 pair
McClure Canyon – 1 pair
Upper Garden Canyon and Sawmill Canyon to spring – 1 pair,  2 males
Blacktail Canyon – 2 males
Middle Ramsey Canyon – 3 males
Upper Ramsey – 2 males
Miller Canyon – 0
Lower Carr – 0
Ash/Lutz Canyon Trail – 2 males
Collins Canyon – 1 pair, 2 males, 1 unknown
Merrit Canyon – 1 pair, 1 male
Pat Scott trail – 0
Comfort Spring Trail – 1 male
Wisconsin Canyon trail – 1 male
Scotia Canyon – 3 pairs, 2 males
Sunny Side Canyon – 3 males
Korn/Lyle/Turtle – 1 pair, 3 males
Wakefield Canyon – 0
Lone Mountain – 1 male
Bear Canyon/Creek – 4 males
Ida, Oversight and Copper Canyons – 1 pair, 3 males

 

Chiricahua Mountains (May 31, 2020) – 10 pairs, 6 males, 3 females= 29 total Elegant Trogons

Friends of Cave Creek Visitor Center – 1 pair
Idlewilde – 0
Vista Point – 1 male
Sunny Flat to “Trogon Roost” – 1 pair
Box Elder – 1 pair
Middle North Fork – 0
Upper North Fork – 0
Upper SW Research Station – 0
Snyder cabin – SWRS to John Hands – 1 male
Old Scout Camp – 1 male
Herb Martyr – 0
Ash Spring – 0
Skull Eyes/Cypress Gate – 1 pair
Big Cypress – 1 male
South Fork Picnic Area – 1 pair, 2 males
South Fork – 2nd to 3rd stream crossings – 1 pair, 1 female
Bathtub – 1 pair
Cypress Canyon – 0
Log Canyon – 1 pairs
Maple Camp – 2 males, 1 female
The Nose – 0
Twin Canyons – 1 pair
Sentinel Fork – 1 male
Rucker Canyon – 1 males, 1 females
West Turkey Creek – Morse Canyon to El Coronado – 0
Salsbury Creek – 0