|Prairie Warbler is super rare to the state of AZ. Currently, it's been showing well at Saguaro Lake near Phoenix, AZ. State bird!|
|During a rain event, we targeted the grasslands for a Short-eared Owl and we got our sights on TWO! They are difficult birds for Arizona. Another state bird and Arizona nemesis NO MORE!|
|Arizona Song Sparrow has unique rufousy tones when compared to the other subspecies of Song Sparrow|
It's not a Louisiana Waterthrush. That's rare.
|I finally have excellent views of a beautiful Louisiana Waterthrush|
A Hermit Thrush is up there with a Ladder-backed Woodpecker(at least in AZ). It's one of our most common birds found around the state.
|An American Bittern holds still in the reeds at Sweetwater Wetlands.|
|A Pied-billed Grebe out of water|
|Rufous-winged Sparrow at my work site|
|A rare wintering Red-breasted Nuthatch at Reid Park in Tucson|
|A wintering Zone-tailed Hawk hangs out at Reid Park in Tucson|
|A Northern Parula|
|A male Gila Woodpecker feeds from pecans|
|The Desert Cardinal or Pyrrhuloxia|
|A Prairie Falcon|
|A Hermit Thrush NOT in Tempe|