Verdin - A common, tiny bird of the western deserts

7"x5", 300DPI  (200mm)


Verdin - A common, tiny bird of the western deserts

6"x4", 300DPI  (200mm)


Juvenile Verdin - The young of this common desert bird looks like a different species!

7"x5", 300DPI  (200mm)


Black-throated Grey Warbler - A common migrant warbler through our deserts

7"x5", 300DPI  (300mm)


Nashville Warbler - Another common migrant

7"x5", 300DPI  (200mm)


Orange-crowned Warbler - A common wintering warbler, especially in riparian areas

6"x4", 300DPI  (300mm)


Nashville Warbler - Another common migrant

5"x7", 300DPI  (300mm)


Female Phainopepla - A most handsome bird, breeding early in clumps of mistletoe

5"x7", 250DPI  (digiscoped)

 
Costa's Hummingbird - One of the earliest breeding birds, you can hear their distinctive "zinging" metallic call in the winter months

5"x7", 300DPI  (200mm)


Turkey Vultures - Look for vultures wheeling in the skies above the desert

5"x5", 300DPI  (200mm)


Western Screech-Owl - Our most common small owl

7"x5", 300DPI  (300mm)


American Kestrel - A fairly common breeding raptor throughout the area

7"x5", 300DPI  (digiscoped)


Rock Wren, Kofa Queen Canyon - One of the most common birds of the canyon, you can't miss its trill and bobbing motion.

6"x4", 300DPI  (200mm)


Juvenile Rock Wrens, Kofa Queen Canyon - These two young were vying for the "trilling" perch in April 2005.

7"x5", 300DPI  (200mm)


Scott's Oriole, Kofa Queen Canyon- This showy bird has a beautiful song, and is easily heard and seen on early spring mornings.

4"x6", 200DPI  (200mm)

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Photos Henry D. Detwiler