Welcome to our Online Bird Guide!


This guide is intended for central and northern Arizona backyard birders.

You may notice that not all species that occur in these areas are listed in this guide, but simply the ones you would find in your backyard. This guide is here to help assist casual, novice or beginner backyard birders.


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  • Color

  • Size

  • Habitat

  • Beak

Pinyon Jay

Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar.

Pine Siskin

Pine Siskin

Plumage/Description: Pine Siskins are a small brown bird with heavy brown streaking over a white back ground on the breast, belly, and flanks.

Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker

Plumage/Description: Flickers are the largest woodpecker species that occurs in Central Arizona.

Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal

Plumage/Description: Males are bright red overall with a black mask around the base of the beak.