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

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Plumage/Description: Adult male/female plumage similar, although females are larger than males.

Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Plumage/Description: Male and Female plumage similar.

Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee

Plumage/Description: Males have a solid black head and the black extends down to the breast and back.

Steller’s Jay

Steller’s Jay

Plumage/Description: Males and females have similar plumage.

Summer Tanager

Summer Tanager

Plumage/Description: Males are a stunning, brilliant red color.

Violet-green Swallow

Violet-green Swallow

Plumage/Description: Males are pure white on the underside, along with a prominent white cheek, and white rump patches. Head and back are a bright green color.