Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Adults Juvenile Description Size:  6” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  Heavily streaked back, plain, solid gray breast and belly with no streaking.  Facial and head pattern includes rufous stripes on the crown of the head, a rufous stripe...
Says Phoebe

Says Phoebe

Adults Description Size:  7.5” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  A very plain, non-descript bird.  Breast, head, back and wings are a pale gray color, tail by contrast is black.  Color on the belly and under-tail coverts ranges from a dull yellow...
Scotts Oriole

Scotts Oriole

Male Female Description Size:  9” Plumage/Description:  Males are a striking combination of jet-black, and bright yellow plumage.  The entire head, throat, breast, back, and tail are a solid black color.  Wings are black with a yellow shoulder, and white wing bars. ...
Sharp-shinned Hawk

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Adult Juvenile Description Size:  11” Plumage/Description:  Adult male/female plumage similar, although females are larger than males.  Adult plumage includes a dark crown, a slaty-blue-gray back and wings, pronounced horizontal barring on tail, with alternating dark...
Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Adults Description Size:  6.25” Plumage/Description:  Male and Female plumage similar.  Generally characterized by overall rufous streaking, down the back, breast, belly and flanks.  Head and back gray with rufous streaking.  Wings and tail are a rich brown, even a...
Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee

Male Female Juvenile Description Size:  8.5” Plumage/Description:  Males have a solid black head and the black extends down to the breast and back.  The back and wings are black and are heavily spotted with white.  The flanks are an almost robin-colored rufous, with a...