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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Plumage/Description: Bronzed Cowbirds have an overall stocky appearance.
Plumage/Description: Long, thin curved bill for probing in bark. White throat, breast and belly, with buffy under-tail coverts.
Plumage/Description: Males have an iridescent quality to their plumage.
Plumage/Description: Males are brilliant black, orange and white in color.
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.
Plumage/Description: Our smallest hummingbird in North America.
Plumage/Description: Overall a gray-brown bird, with a slight touch of Rufous on the crown of the head, and under the tail.
Plumage/Description: Gray head, white throat, and a rich Rufous color on belly, wings, back, and tail.
Plumage/Description: Male plumage is striking in good light.