Birds of Phoenix - Gallery 4

A Killdeer at Arrowhead Lake in Glendale, AZ.

 Steve Franklin

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 four of a four-part gallery of Arizona birds and waterfowl.

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Abert's Towhee

Abert’s Towhee
© Sandy Silvers, used with permission

Would you like to submit your own photograph of a bird seen in the Phoenix area? Here's how you do it.

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Blue Masked Lovebird

© Mary Beth Moran, used with permission

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Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler
© Steve Franklin, used with permission

Would you like to submit your own photograph of a bird seen in the Phoenix area? Here's how you do it.

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Crossbill

Crossbill
© Steve Franklin, used with permission

Crossbill at Woods Canyon Lake, AZ.

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Steller's Jay

Steller's Jay in Arizona
© Steve Franklin, used with permission

It looks like a bluejay, but the real name of this beauty is Steller's Jay. Woods Canyon Lake, AZ.

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Cardinal (Male)

Male Cardinal
© Steve Franklin, used with permission

A male cardinal, photographed at Thunderbird Park in Glendale, AZ.

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White-Winged Dove

white-winged dove
© Steve Franklin, used with permission

A white-winged dove, stepping out! Photographed at Thunderbird Park in Glendale, AZ.

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Finch

Finch in Arizona
© Steve Franklin, used with permission

A Finch at Thunderbird Park in Glendale, AZ.

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American Bald Eagle

American Bald Eagles and Eaglets
© Steve Franklin, used with permission

From the photographer: "The American Bald Eagle Nest was taken at Woods Canyon Lake West End. There are 2 nestlings (eaglets). The parents feed them 6-10 fish per day combined. There is a Biologist there Fri, Sat, Sun all day on West End Trail, set up with his scopes and ready to answer questions about the eagles. The parents have been there 5 years and have 4 successful hatches and fledges."

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Female American Kestrel

American Kestrel
© Steve Franklin, used with permission

From the photographer: "The American Kestrel is the smallest bird of prey in North America.  It is the only bird of prey where the male and female have distinct colors."

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American Kestrel (Male)

American Kestrel
© Steve Franklin, used with permission

A male American Kestrel at Thunderbird Park in Glendale, Arizona.

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Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker
© Michele Pattison, used with permission.

From the photographer: "Taken in my back yard...Moon Valley -Phoenix. Loved watching the flickers share breakfast."

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Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl
© Michael R Venokur, used with permission

From the photographer: "Great Horned Owl, taken North Phoenix, on Mayo Blvd just East of Tatum Blvd."

From The Owl Pages: "Activity generally begins at dusk, but in some regions, may be seen in late afternoon or early morning."

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Black Chinned Hummingbird

Black Chinned Hummingbird
© Tina Bannochie, used with permission

 A Black Chinned Hummingbird in Tempe, AZ.

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Curved-Bill Thrasher

Curve-Billed Thrasher
© Addie Schuhle, used with permission

From the photographer: "This is a picture of a curved bill thrasher that was in my North Phoenix back yard, Tatum and Bell Road. He really enjoyed the songbird bell."

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White Crowned Sparrow

White Crowned Sparrow
© Phillip Irish, used with permission

From the photographer: "Taken in our yard in Peoria, AZ. First time we ever saw one of these birds."

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Curve-billed Thrasher

Curve-billed Thrasher in Peoria, Arizona
© Phillip Irish, used with permission

A Curve-billed Thrasher in Peoria, Arizona.

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Two Hawks

Two hawks sharing a lunch
© Phillip Irish, used with permission

Two hawks sharing a lunch at Maryvale Golf Course in Phoenix, AZ.

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Harris's Hawk

© Melissa M., used with permission.

Harris's Hawk, backyard in Tangerine Crossing, Marana, AZ.

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Northern Mockingbird

Northern Mockingbird, in Surprise, Arizona.
© Dusty Dodd, used with permission.

Northern Mockingbird, in Surprise, Arizona.

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Peach-faced Lovebirds

Peach-faced lovebirds in a Phoenix backyard.
© Michelle Cruising Az Photos, used with permission.

Peach-faced lovebirds in a Phoenix backyard.

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Yellow Headed Blackbird

Yellow Headed Blackbird in Phoenix
© Marklund Lockhart, used with permission.

A Yellow Headed Blackbird in Phoenix, AZ.

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Lesser Goldfinches

Lesser Goldfinches in Phoenix
© Michelle Cruising Az Photos, used with permission.

From the photographer: "This photo was taken in Phoenix AZ in my backyard."

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Turkey Vulture

Arizona Turkey Vulture
© Kenneth Conklin, used with permission

Photograph taken by the White Tank Mountains in north Buckeye, Arizona.

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American Kestrel

American Kestrel
Eric Schuh, used with permission

From the photographer: "An American Kestrel. They are resident to the west valley, but are seen in greater numbers in the fall and winter when they also migrate. This photo was taken in Avondale, Arizona."

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Northern Harrier Hawk

Northern Harrier Hawk
Eric Schuh, used with permission

From the photographer: "A Northern Harrier Hawk Photographed in Tolleson, Arizona. They are seen in the valley in the fall and winter during their migration."

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Great Horned Owls

Great Horned Owls
Sindi Westberg, used with permission

From the photographer: "A lovely pair of Great Horned Owls who have taken up residence in my central Phoenix yard. Left is the male."

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Coopers Hawk

Coopers Hawk
Sindi Westberg, used with permission

From the photographer: "This female Coopers Hawk has nested and raised her young in a tall pine in our central Phoenix yard for four years."

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Verdin

Verdin
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Verdin in Surprise, AZ.

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Double Crested Cormorants

Double Crested Cormorants
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Double Crested Cormorants in Cottonwood, AZ.

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Blackchinned Hummingbird

Blackchinned Hummingbird
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Blackchinned Hummingbird in Surprise, AZ.

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Hooded Oriole

Hooded Oriole
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Hooded Oriole, High Desert, North of Phoenix, Arizona.

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Vermillion Flycatcher

Vermillion Flycatcher
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

 Vermillion Flycatcher in Cottonwood, Arizona, Central Arizona.

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Summer Tanager

Summer Tanager
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Summer Tanager in Wickenburg, Arizona

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Vermillion Flycatcher

Vermillion Flycatcher feeding in flight
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Vermillion Flycatcher feeding in flight.

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Redwinged Blackbird

Redwinged Blackbird
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Redwinged Blackbird in Surprise, AZ.

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Mexican Jay

Mexican Jay
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Mexican Jay in Payson, Arizona.

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Raven

Raven
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Raven Flying Over Walnut Canyon.

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American Kestrel

American Kestrel
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

American Kestrel on a Streetlamp in Surprise, Arizona.

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White Breasted Nuthatch

White Breasted Nuthatch
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

White Breasted Nuthatch in Surprise, AZ.

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Clarks Nutcracker

Clarks Nutcracker
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Clarks Nutcracker in Greer, AZ.

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Acorn Woodpecker

Acorn Woodpecker
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Acorn Woodpecker in Payson, AZ.

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American Bald Eagle

American Bald Eagle
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

American Bald Eagle at Woods Canyon Lake.

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Rufous Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

Rufous Hummingbird in Greer, Arizona.

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American Three-toed Woodpecker

American Three-toed Woodpecker
Russ Alldredge, used with permission

American Three-toed Woodpecker in Springerville, Arizona.

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Lesser Nighthawk

Lesser Nighthawk
Scott Miller, Used with permission

"The Lesser Nighthawk...forages mostly in flight, usually flying fairly low, scooping up flying insects in its wide mouth." (Source: Audubon.org)

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Hummingbird

Hummingbird
Michelle Cruising Az Photos, used with permission

Phoenix, AZ Hummingbird.

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Hummingbird

Hummingbird
Michelle Cruising Az Photos, used with permission

Phoenix, AZ Hummingbird.

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Hummingbird

Hummingbird
Michelle Cruising Az Photos, used with permission

Phoenix, AZ Hummingbird.

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