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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Plumage/Description: Males and females are similar in plumage.
Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar.
Plumage/Description: Males have a green back and a dark looking head and throat.
Plumage/Description: Males and females have a large conical shaped beak for seed cracking.
Plumage/Description: Bold black and white facial pattern with just a touch of yellow in the ‘lores’ area of the face, between the eye and beak.
Plumage/Description: Adult males are a stunning deep blue color, in poor lighting they almost appear black.
Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar. Breeding plumage is more crisp and defined, non-breeding plumage is paler and muted.
Plumage/Description: They have a striking black and white facial pattern, with a small black bib, and a pronounced crest, separating it from chickadees which lack a crest.
Plumage/Description: Males have a green head and an all green back and a brilliant red throat along with a white breast, and green flanks.