Western Bluebird

Western Bluebird

Male Female Description Size:  7” Plumage/Description:  Males are a stunning deep blue color on the head, throat, back, wings and tail and the breasts, flanks, and scapulars are a deep chestnut color.  Females are a pale blue-gray color on the head and back.  Wings...
Western Kingbird

Western Kingbird

Adult Description Size:  8.75” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  Head and neck gray, throat and breast off-white to gray in color.  Back an olive-green color.  Tail is black with white-outer tail feathers which is a very helpful identification...
Western Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark

Adult Description Size:  9.5” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  Cryptically colored on back, wings and tail so they blend in with a weedy-grassy habitat.  Bright yellow throat and belly with a prominent black-v on the breast.  Creamy eye-stripe,...
Western Screech-Owl

Western Screech-Owl

Adult Description Size:  8.5” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  Cryptically colored to blend in with the surrounding habitat so they can roost undetected during the day.  Some variation in plumage within the species; some specimens appear dark...
Western Scrub-Jay

Western Scrub-Jay

Adults Description Size:  11.5” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  Head, neck, wings and tail are a deep blue color.  Back is more gray than blue.  Throat white, breast and belly a dirty gray color overall.  Dark auriculars, slight white eye brow....
Loggerhead Shrike

Loggerhead Shrike

Adult Description Size:  9” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  A bold black mask that extends from the beak, through the eye all the way to the nape of the neck is diagnostic.  The entire body is a soft gray color; black wings and tail.  White...