Cassin’s Kingbird

Cassin’s Kingbird

Adults Description Size:  9” Plumage/Description:  Gray head, great throat, olive-green back,lemon yellow belly, and under-tail coverts.  Dark tail with a pale/buffy color at the tip of the tail.  Can be easily confused with the Western Kingbird. Habitat:  Residential...
Cassin’s Finch

Cassin’s Finch

Male Female Description Size:  6.25” Plumage/Description:  Male plumage is striking in good light.  Feathers on crown appear slightly raised, almost like a crest, and are a brilliant, intense red color.  Red on throat, breast, and rump.  Female plumage is heavy,...

Canyon Wren

Size:  5.75” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar. Gray head, white throat, and a rich Rufous color on belly, wings, back, and tail.  Long, slightly curved bill for probing in rock crevices. Habitat:  Pinyon/Juniper, Ponderosa Time of year: ...
Canyon Towhee

Canyon Towhee

Adults Description Size:  9.0” Plumage/Description:  Males and females have similar plumage.  Overall a gray-brown bird, with a slight touch of Rufous on the crown of the head, and under the tail.  The throat area has faint streaking with dark spots.  Has a dark...
Calliope Hummingbird

Calliope Hummingbird

Adult Description Size:  3.25” Plumage/Description:  Our smallest hummingbird in North America.  Males have an all green back, with mottled green flanks. The gorget (throat) area is streaked with a beautiful iridescent red color.  The coloration pattern on the throat...
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...