Hepatic Tanager

Hepatic Tanager

Male Female Description Size:  8″ Plumage/Description:Males are a dull red color overall with a grayish wash, particularly on the face, back, wings, and flanks. Female plumage is a dull orange color on the forehead, throat, and breast, with a predominately...
Gambel’s Quail

Gambel’s Quail

Description Size:  10” Plumage/Description:  Males are very distinctive, with their large plume, Rufous crown, black face and throat. Breast, neck, back, and wings are gray. Belly a buffy wash with a large black patch. Flanks are Rufous with white streaking. Female...
Western Tanager

Western Tanager

Male Female Description Size:  7.25” Plumage/Description:  Breeding males are unmistakable with a bright reddish-orange head, yellow breast, belly and rump, and black back and wings.  Females are similar, but muted in color.  Much less color on the face, more of a...
Common Raven

Common Raven

Adults Description Size:  24” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  A large (bigger than a Red-tailed Hawk), stocky, all black bird with a large, powerful beak.  Larger than the American Crow which also occurs in northern Arizona. Habitat:  Suburban,...
Bushtit

Bushtit

Male Female Description Size:  4.5” Plumage/Description:  Males and females have similar plumage but can be distinguished by the color of their iris—males is dark, females’ is light colored.  Overall plumage color is a darker gray on top, and a paler gray (almost...