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...
Eurasian Collared-Dove

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Adult Description Size:  13” Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar.A large, stocky dove.An overall creamy palegray color with a prominent black crescent on the back of the neck.Under-tail coverts are gray, and the underside of the tail is white.In...
Dark-eyed Junco

Dark-eyed Junco

Male Female Juvenile Description Size:  6.25” Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar. The current designation of ‘Dark-eyed Junco’ is a result of lumping together several junco ‘races’. In winter the most common variety of Dark-eyed Junco at the lower...
Crissal Thrasher

Crissal Thrasher

Adult Description Size:  11.5” Plumage/Description:  In spite of being ‘common’ this species is rarely seen by backyard birders.Crissal Thrashers are a skulker, preferring dense scrubby habitat with Live Scrub Oak, Mountain Mahogany, Silk Tassel, and Manzanita bushes....
Cooper’s Hawk

Cooper’s Hawk

Adult Juvenile Description Size:  16.5” Plumage/Description:  Adult male and female plumage similar, although females are substantially larger than males.Adult plumage includes a dark crown, slaty-blue-gray back and wings, and pronounced horizontal barring on tail,...