Birds of Phoenix - Gallery 4

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    Killdeer

    Killdeer
    © Steve Franklin, 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 four of a four-part gallery of Arizona birds and waterfowl.

    Pictured here, a Killdeer at Arrowhead Lake in Glendale, AZ.

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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

    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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    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.