Black-chinned Hummingbird

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Male Female Description Size:  3.75” Plumage/Description:  Males have a green back and a dark looking head and throat.  In good light you can see a violet band of color at the base of its black throat feathers.  There is a bold contrast between the dark throat and...
Black Phoebe

Black Phoebe

Adult Description Size:  7” Plumage/Description:  Male and female plumage similar.  Black head, throat chest, back, wings, tail, white belly and under-tail coverts. Thin, sharp beak used to catch insects.  Juvenile plumage similar to adult except juveniles have a...
Bewick’s Wren

Bewick’s Wren

Adult Description Size:  5.25” Plumage/Description:  Males and females are similar in plumage.  A small, overall brown bird with a pronounced bold white eye stripe. Long tail feathers have black barring on brown feathers. Habitat:  Scrub-oak, pinyon-juniper, into...
Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

Adult Description Size:  6.75” Plumage/Description:  Males are a deep, dark blue color on the head, back, wings, and tail.  Throat is a rich orange color, breast and belly is a buffy-orange color.  Female’s are similar to male, but breast and belly are paler in...
Anna’s Hummingbird

Anna’s Hummingbird

Male Female Description Size: 4” Plumage / Description:  Male have a deep magenta-red iridescent color that encompasses the whole head, both above and below the beak.  The back is green, the flanks have a wash of a lighter green color.  Female’s are green on the back,...