Birds of Phoenix and Arizona - Gallery 2

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Curve-Billed Thrasher

Curve-Billed Thrasher
© Kirk A. White, used with permission

The images in this Phoenix Bird Photo Gallery were taken mostly in the Greater Phoenix area and submitted by local residents, or people who were visiting the area. 

This is part two of a four-part gallery of Arizona birds and waterfowl.

Pictured here, a Curved billed Thrasher at Usery Park.

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Mockingbird

Small Mockingbird
© Kirk A. White, used with permission

Small Mockingbird at Usery Park.

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Greylag Goose

© Heather Butcher, used with permission.

Greylag Goose at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert.

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Northern Mockingbird

Northern Mockingbird
© Heather Butcher, used with permission.

Northern mockingbird at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert.

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Orange-crowned Warbler

Orange-crowned Warbler
© Heather Butcher, used with permission.

Orange-crowned warbler at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert.

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Cinnamon Teal

Cinnamon Teal
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

Cinnamon Teal in the foreground with his mate not far behind him, taken at Saguaro Lake.

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Mallard Duck

Mallard Duck
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

A male Mallard preening himself at the Saguaro Lake Marina.

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Mallard Ducks

Mallard Ducks
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

Two pair of Mallard Ducks cruising in the water at Gilbert Water Ranch.

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Adult Verdin

Adult Verdin
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

An Adult Verdin perched in the Nicotiana in Apache Junction.

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Verdin Juvenile

Juvenile Verdin
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

A Verdin juvenile perched in the sunflowers, taken in Apache Junction.

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Phainopepla

Phainopepla
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

Female Phainopepla, taken at Lost Dutchman State Park.

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Male Phainopepla

Male Phainopepla
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

Male Phainopepla in Gold Canyon.

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Pied-billed Grebe

Pied-billed Grebe
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

Pied-billed Grebe at Saguaro Lake.

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Green-Winged Teal

Green-Winged Teal
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

A male Green-Winged Teal at Gilbert Water Ranch.

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American Coot

American Coot
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

An American Coot at Saguaro Lake.

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Black-Throated Sparrow

Black-Throated Sparrow
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

 Black-Throated Sparrow, photographed in Gold Canyon.

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Bendire's Thrasher

Bendire's Thrasher
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

Bendire's Thrasher, photographed in Lost Dutchman State Park.

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White-Winged Dove

White-Winged Dove
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

White-Winged Dove in Apache Junction.

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Abert's Towhee

Abert's Towhees
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

A pair of Abert's Towhees, photographed at Gilbert Water Ranch.

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Costa's Hummingbird

Costa's Hummingbird
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

A male Costa's after a springtime rain in Apache Junction.

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Black Phoebe

Black Phoebe
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

A Black Phoebe preening in a tree at Gilbert Water Ranch.

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Black Phoebe

Black Phoebe
Tiffany Hawkins, used with permission

Black Phoebe, at Saguaro Lake's Marina.

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Gila Woodpecker

Gila Woodpecker
Kelly P. Orman, used with permission

From the photographer: "Here's a picture my wife shot one morning of a Gila Woodpecker... with our new DSLR camara. This little guy was only about 2 feet off the ground hanging onto a piller on our back porch."

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Verdin

Verdin
© Pat James, used with permission

Verdin, taken in New River, Arizona.

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Hummingbird at Work

Hummingbird at Desert Botanical Garden
JitkaBryn, used with permission.

Hummingbird at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.

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Great Blue Heron at Saguaro Lake

Great Blue Heron
© Ruth Jolly, used with permission.

Great Blue Heron at Saguaro Lake.

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Crested Ducks in Mesa

Crested Ducks
© Ruth Jolly, used with permission.

Crested Ducks at Red Mountain Park in Mesa, AZ.

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Snowy Egret in Gilbert

Snowy Egret
© Ruth Jolly, used with permission.

A playful Snowy Egret in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Green Heron

Green Heron
Keith Perry Photography, Phoenix, AZ, used with permission.

This Green Heron was photographed in Granada Park in Phoenix.

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Say's Phoebe

Say's Phoebe
Frances Schuler, used with permission.

Say's Phoebe, photographed at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Lesser Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs
Frances Schuler, used with permission.

Lesser Yellowlegs, at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.

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White Heron and Blue Heron

White Heron and Blue Heron
White Heron and Blue Heron Picture © Frances Schuler, used with permission.

Photographed at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron in Flight
Frances Schuler, used with permission.

Great Blue Heron in flight, at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.

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White Heron

White Heron and Fish
Frances Schuler, used with permission.

White Heron with fish, at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Black-necked Stilt

Black-necked Stilt
Frances Schuler, used with permission.

Black-necked Stilt, at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Cormorant

Cormorant
Frances Schuler, used with permission.

Cormorant, at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Verdin

Verdin
Frances Schuler, used with permission.

Verdin at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Abert's Towhee

Aberts Towhee
© Joni M. Smith, used with permission

Abert's Towhee seen in Chandler, Arizona.

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Cactus Wren

Cactus Wren Picture
Cactus Wren Picture © stellakathryn, used with permission.

Arizona's State Bird, the cactus wren, near Wikieup, AZ.

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Fuertes Red Tailed Hawk

Fuertes Red Tailed Hawk
Fuertes Red Tailed Hawk Picture © Marianne Cook, used with permission.

From the photographer: "Fuertes Red Tailed Hawk on my neighbor's two story house. He was over 2 feet tall." Photo taken at Cinnabar Canyon in Phoenix.

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Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal in Arizona
© Linda Hardie, used with permission

This Northern Cardinal was seen in St. David, Arizona. That's in Cochise County, not far from Benson.

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Greater Roadrunner

Greater Roadrunner
© Linda Hardie, used with permission

The Greater Roadrunner was photographed in St. David, Arizona with a Cannon PowerShot S3 camera.

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Muscovy Duck in Tempe

Muscovy Duck
© Robert DuQuesnay, used with permission.

Muscovy Duck at the ASU Research Park in Tempe, Arizona.

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Chinese Goose

Chinese Goose
© Robert DuQuesnay, used with permission.

Chinese Goose at the ASU Research Park in Tempe, Arizona.

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Chinese Geese

Chinese Geese
© Robert DuQuesnay, used with permission.

Chinese Geese at the ASU Research Park in Tempe, Arizona.

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Gambel's Quail

Gambel's Quail
Gambel's Quail Picture © Peter Sterling, used with permission.

From the photographer: "Thought you'd like to see this quail on top of my trash can in Mesa. There seem to be a lot of quail couples out and about this spring."

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Swan

Swan in Scottsdale
© Cynthia Bilsing, used with permission.

This swan picture was taken in downtown Scottsdale at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall.

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Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird
© Heather Faye Botello, used with permission.

Red-winged Blackbird in a wheat field outside Maricopa, Arizona.

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Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron
© Heather Faye Botello, used with permission.

Close-up of a Great Blue Heron in Maricopa, Arizona.

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Phainopepla

Male Phainopepla
© Kathryn Carver, used with permission

This male phainopepla was seen along the Verde River near Bartlett Lake, north of Phoenix. 

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Ring-necked Duck

© Kathryn Carver, used with permission

This photo of a male ring-necked duck was taken at the Water Ranch Riparian Preserve in Gilbert.

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Black Mallard

black mallard
© Kathryn Carver, used with permission

From the photographer: "I'd never heard of, nor seen, a black mallard before. This female black mallard at Riverview Park in Mesa had three ducklings - two of which were light-colored, and one which was black like herself!"

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Black-necked Stilts

Black-necked stilts
© Kathryn Carver, used with permission

Black-necked stilts at the Water Ranch Riparian Preserve in Gilbert.

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Roadrunner

Arizona Roadrunner
© Laura Root, used with permission

 From the photographer: "We found our resident Roadrunner dealing with a giant centipede in the back yard of our home."

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Neotropic Cormorant

Neotropic Cormorant
Graham Cross, used with permission.

Neotropic Cormorant at Western Skies Golf Club in Gilbert, Arizona.

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American Kestrel

American Kestrel
© Lynn Kanefield, used with permission

From the photographer: This awesome bird, an American Kestrel, came to our Phoenix backyard for a short visit September 22, 2010. She posed patiently while I took her picture. We live in the North Central Phoenix area near Northern Avenue and 7th Avenue.

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