Williamson’s Sapsucker

Williamson’s Sapsucker

Male Female Description Size:  9” Plumage/Description:  Male plumage is very striking.  Overall mostly black, with distinctive markings including a white line through the eye extending to the nape, and a white line from the base of the beak extending through the cheek...
Chipping Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Adults Description Size:  5.5” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  Breeding plumage is more striking.  Crisp colors include a Rufous cap, a black stripe through the eye, gray nape, rump, throat, breast and belly. Back and wings are a rich brown...
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: ...
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...