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

White-crowned Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Plumage/Description: Adult male and female plumage similar, juvenile male and plumage similar.

Common Poorwill

Common Poorwill

Plumage/Description: Rarely observed at rest, most easily observed in flight.

Common Nighthawk

Common Nighthawk

Plumage/Description: Rarely observed at rest, most easily observed in flight.

Cliff Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Plumage/Description: In flight the one characteristic that makes identifying this species fairly easy is the pale Rufous/buffy color on the rump.