Western Scrub-Jay

Western Scrub-Jay

Adults Description Size:  11.5” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  Head, neck, wings and tail are a deep blue color.  Back is more gray than blue.  Throat white, breast and belly a dirty gray color overall.  Dark auriculars, slight white eye brow....
Greater Roadrunner

Greater Roadrunner

Male Description Size:  22” Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar. Long billed, long tailed, and long legged.Cannot be easily confused with any other species found in the Central Highlands of Arizona. Overall plumage is heavy streaking on head, neck,...
Great-tailed Grackle

Great-tailed Grackle

Male Female Description Size: Males 18”, females 15” Plumage/Description:  Males have a very long, keel-shaped tail. Entire body has an iridescent quality, and depending upon lighting conditions Great-tailed Grackles will appear either black, glossy blue, or almost...
Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl

Adult Description Size:  22” Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar but females are larger than males. Characterized by size—this is our largest owl species in the Central Highlands area of Arizona—and by its large ‘feathered’ ear tufts. Also...
Eurasian Collared-Dove

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Adult Description Size:  13” Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar.A large, stocky dove.An overall creamy palegray color with a prominent black crescent on the back of the neck.Under-tail coverts are gray, and the underside of the tail is white.In...