White Mountains Professional Review and Guide
"The White Mountains lie parallel to the Sierra Nevada only 30 miles away, and are almost as high (White Mountain Peak is 14,246 feet; Mount Whitney is 14,494 feet). The White Mountains are more rounded than the Sierra, less glaciated, and have a vast alpine area reachable by auto. The range has great groves of bristlecone pines, the oldest living things on earth. Specialty birds: Resident—Chukar, Pinyon Jay, Clark’s Nutcracker, Juniper Titmouse, Pygmy Nuthatch, Rock Wren, Cassin’s Finch. Summer—Broad-tailed Hummingbird; Dusky and Gray Flycatchers; Plumbeous Vireo; Violet-green Swallow; Mountain Bluebird; Blackthroated Gray Warbler; Green-tailed Towhee; Brewer’s Sparrow; Blackheaded Grosbeak; Lazuli Bunting This eTrail provides detailed information on birding strategies for this specific location, the specialty birds and other key birds you might see, directions to each birding spot, a detailed map, and helpful general information."