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Disclaimer:  I am not an ornithologist, entomologist, biologist, or zoologist.  (I'm not even a "Birder"!)  Identification of birds, plants and animals is not conclusive!


Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

1/3/09 Near Sunsites, AZ

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Acorn Woodpecker

1/9/09 - Madera Canyon

White-Breasted Nuthatch

1/9/09 - Madera Canyon

Cardinal

1/10/09 - Santa Rita Springs

Cardinal

Cardinal

Female Ladder-Backed Woodpecker

1/10/09 - Santa Rita Springs

Female Cardinal

1/11/09 - Anza Trail

Male Cardinal

1/11/09 - Anza Trail

Red-tailed Hawks

1/24/09

Red-tailed Hawks

1/24/09

Red-tailed Hawks

Over Santa Rita Springs

1/24/09

More Red-tailed Hawk

1/24/09

Curve-billed Thrasher

1/31/09

Finch in Cholla

1/31/09

Tumacacori Mission

National Historic Park

2/1/09

Tumacacori

Plein Air

Adobe on Mission Grounds

Cardinal

On Mission Grounds

Female Cardinal

Santa Cruz River

Runs behind the mission

2/1/09

Phainopepla - Female

2/16/09 - road to Madera

Phainopepla_ Male

2/16/09 - Road to Madera

Phainopepla Female

Click to enlarge

CARDINAL 04/12/09

EASTER

CARDINAL

EASTER

Pelicans over Green Valley

4/18/09 - they were way up there!!

Cardinal

041909 - Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge

Cardinal

041909 - Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge

Thistle along the trail

Same Thistle - same bees

041909 - Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge

Vermilion Flycatcher

Bad Hair Day!!!

Gila Woodpecker

Female 05-02-09

Black-headed Grosbeak

5/3/09 - Madera Canyon

Black-headed Grosbeak

Winter Wren ?- Madera

5/3/09

Hummingbird - Wet?

5/3/09 Madea Canyon

Painted Redstart

Madera Canyon 5/3/9

Butterfly

5/3/09 - Madera Canyon

Elegant Trogon - Male

Madera Canyon - 5/9/09

Elegant Trogon

Elegant Trogon

Elegant Trogon Male

5/9/09 - Madera

Gila Woodpecker - Female

5/19/09

Gila Woodpecker - Female & Male

Gila Woodpeckers 5/19/09

Male 'flew the coop'!

Blue Grosbeak 05/24/09

Blue Grosbeak 05/24/09

Flycatcher

Gila Woodpeckers - Trading Places!

5/24/09

Quail Family - Sunday Stroll!

5/24/09

Hooded Oriole

5/25/09 - Anza Trail

Broad Billed Hummingbird

5/30/09 Anza Trail

Tumacacori Mission

06/07/09

Tumacacori Mission

Tumacacori Mission - Inside

Phainopepla - Male

6/7/09 Tumacacori

Phainopepla

Phainopepla in Flight

Male - 6/7/09 at Tumacacori

Hawk

Taking Breakfast Home

Pelican

Lost ? Over the Anza Trail

Pyrrhuloxia

6/7/09

Black Throated Sparrow

6/14/09

Coyote

Santa Cruz River Bed

Coyote

6/14/09

Hooded Oriole - Female

6/14/09

Hooded Oriole - Female

6/14/09

Pyrrhuloxia - In Flight

6/21/09

Mr. Jack Rabbit

6/21/09

Blue Grosbeak - Male

6/27/09 Anza Trail

Northern Mockingbird

6/27/09 Anza Trail

Northern Mockingbird

Northern Mockingbird

6/27/09

Hooded Oriole

6/30/09

Roadrunner with Breakfast

7/3/09

Summer Tanager

7/3/09

Cactus Wren

07/18/09

Flycatcher

07/18/09

Gambel's Quail

Gambel's Quail

Getting ready to fly

Gambel's Quail

In Flight

Greater Roadrunner

Young - 7/18/09

Greater Roadrunner

07/18/09

Ladder-Backed Woodpecker

Mama

Ladder-Backed Woodpecker

baby - 7/18/09

"The Wall"

Madera Canyon 7/19/09

Cooper's Hawk

8/1/09 @ Santa Rita Springs

Cooper's Hawk

Lesser Nighthawk

Lesser Nighthawk

Lesser Nighthawk

8/1/09

Trogon - Very Young

8/2/09 Madera Canyon

Trogon - Very Young

Trogon - Young

Madera Canyon 8/2/09

Male Cardinal

8/9/09 SRS

Cardinal

8/9/09 SRS

Cardinal

8/9/09 SRS

Cardinal

8/9/09 SRS

Cardinal

8/9/09 SRS

Hummingbird

8/9/09 SRS

Roadrunner

8/9/09 SRS

Black Throated Sparrow

8/9/09 SRS

Thrasher

8/9/09 SRS

Blue Grosbeak

08/09/09 Santa Rita Spings

Coopers Hawk

08/15/09 Anza Trail

Coopers Hawk

081509

Coopers Hawk

Coyote 081509

Healthy - may be a cross with Dog? The other two had coyote faces.

Kestrel

Lazuli Bunting

Anza Trail 081509

Hummingbirds 08/15/09

From the Patio

Patio 8/15/09

Patio 8/15/09

Patio 8/15/09

Patio 8/15/09

Patio 8/15/09

The attraction- 8/15/09 - 6AM

Hummers have been going through two of these really cheap feeders per day.

Blue Grosbeak Male

8/16/09 Anza Trail

Blue Grosbeak Female

8/16/09 Anza Trail

Yellowish Fluffy Thing

08/16/09 Anza Trail

Fish Hook Barrel Cactus

8/29/09

Coyote 8/29/09

Ever get the feeling you're being watched?

Goshawk

8/29/09

Grass

8/29/09 Anza Trail

Morning Glory

8/30/09

Roadrunner

Wash off Anza Trail

Western Kingbird

08/30/09 Anza Trail

Bat 9/3/09

Feeders at Night

9/4/09

Feeders at Night

9/4/09

Morning Feeders

9/5/09

Morning Feeders

 

Morning Feeders

9/5/9

Another Yellow Fluffy Thing

Kingbird 09/07/09 - off the Anza Trail

Grosbeak? 090709

Grosbeak? 090709

BEEP-BEEP

9/7/09 off the Anza Trail

American Kestrel

Anza Trail 9/13/09

Western Kingbird

9/13/09 Anza Trail

STUCK!!!

Beetle 09/19/09 - Anza Trail

Blue Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak

Male and Female

Ladderback Woodpecker

9/19/09 Anza Trail

Hummingbird

09/19 SRS

Hummingbirds-Patio

9/19/09

Red Tailed Hawks

9/19/09

Red Tailed Hawks

9/19/09

Morning Glory

9/20/09 Anza Trail

Red Tailed Hawk

9/20/09 off Anza Trail

Fall Colors 9/27/09

Buenos Aires NWR

Butterfly - 9/27

Buenos Aires Nat Wildlife Refuge

Black Phoebe

9/27/09

Great Horned Owl

9/27/09

Western Kingbird

Buenos Aires Nat Wildlife Refuge

Buenos Aires National Wildlifre Refuge

10/4/09

Buzzards

Deer

10/4/09

Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker

10/4/09- BANWR

Gila Woodpecker

10/9/09 Anza Trail

Phainopepla

10/9/09

Phainopepla

Shrike or PeeWee

Pyrrhuloxia

10/9/09 Anza Trail

Gilded Flicker

10/10/09 Anza Trail

Phainopepla Female

10/10/09 Anza Trail

Phainopepla FM

Northern Shrike

10/10/09 Anza Trail

Joshua Tree National Park

11/1/09

Rock Climbers

Joshua Tree

Rock Climbers

More Climbers

Joshua Tree 11/1/09

White-Crowned Sparrow (Gambel's Form)

11/14/09 Santa Rita Springs

Curved-bill Thrasher

11/22/09 Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge

Great Horned Owl

BANWR 11/22/09

Coyote

Very healthy-BANWR

Javelina

BANWR 11/22/09

Mallard

Desert Hotsprings 11/27/09

Wigeon

Wigeon 11/27/09

Egret

Egret 'attacked' by Hummer

Not going to pay attention.

Egret 11/27

Desert Hotsprings Ca

Egret

Hidden Palms Hike 11/27/09

Coachella Valley Preserve

European Starling?

11/27/09

European Starling?

11/27/09

Hidden Palms Fruit

Hidden Palms

Hidden Palms

Hummingbird

Desert Hotsprings CA

Hummingbird

Desert Hotspings CA 11/27/09

Cottontail Rabbit

outside hole - 11/29/09 Anza Trail

Cooper's Hawk

11/29/09

Cooper's Hawk

11/29/09

Phainopepla

12/6/09

Depressed Roadrunner

12/6/09 = depression no doubt weather related

40 degrees and wind gusting to 30mph.

Mt. Wrightson

9,453 Feet

Santa Rita Range

12/8/09 -5pm

Acorn Woodpecker

12/18/09 Madera Canyon

Acorn Woodpecker

12/18/09 Madera Canyon

Boarder Patrol

Over Santa Cruz River

12/20/09

Phainopepla Male

12/20/09

Winter Resident

12/27/09

Ruby Throated

Red-tailed Hawks

Over Santa Rita Springs

Red-tailed Hawks

12/27/09

Red-tailed Hawks

12/27/09

Red-tailed Hawks

12/27/09