Birds of Phoenix and Arizona - Gallery 2

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. 

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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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