The Black Phoebe is a flycatcher of the Western U.S. that lives and feeds near any water source, in this case the San Pedro River just east of Sierra Vista, and north of Hereford. All images captured on the San Pedro River in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. These birds have black heads and upper bodies with white bellies. They are fun to watch, in this case running a route catching insects over the flowing river, coming back to the same perches in sequence. I was able to train the camera on one branch and know that the bird would return, rest for a while then take off again. This predictability allowed me to capture the perched birds in good light and the last frame here, a Black Phoebe taking off for the next morsel.