Welcome to our Online Bird Guide!


This guide is intended for central and northern Arizona backyard birders.

You may notice that not all species that occur in these areas are listed in this guide, but simply the ones you would find in your backyard. This guide is here to help assist casual, novice or beginner backyard birders.


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  • Color

  • Size

  • Habitat

  • Beak

Acorn Woodpecker

Plumage / Description: Male and female plumage similar except males have more extensive red on the crown of their head.

American Goldfinch

Plumage / Description: Male breeding plumage is a brilliant lemon-yellow on throat, breast, belly and back with a black crown and black wings.

American Kestrel

Plumage / Description: Male plumage is a combination of several beautiful colors and distinctive markings.

American Robin

Plumage/Description: Male plumage is a brightly orange/red colored breast and belly, with gray wings, back, tail.

Anna’s Hummingbird

Plumage / Description: Male have a deep magenta-red iridescent color that encompasses the whole head, both above and below the beak.

Ash Throated Flycatcher

Plumage / Description: Males and females are similar in plumage. Overall a dull grayish/brown color, with a slight yellow wash on the lower belly.

Band-Tailed Pigeon

Plumage/Description: Males and females are similar in plumage. A very large wild, native pigeon. Skittish.

Barn Owl

Plumage/Description: Males and females are similar in plumage, adult males tend to be more white on the breast, females more of a buffy-orange color on the breast.

Barn Swallow

Plumage/Description: Males are a deep, dark blue color on the head, back, wings, and tail.

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