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A Diminutive Desert Beauty

The Verdin is one of my favorite Southeast Arizona birds. This tiny 4-inch bird is inquisitive and friendly, and will brighten anyone’s day.  Unless you get a good look at a Verdin in the sunlight, you might easily mistake him … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Acrobatic Bird, the Verdin

One of my favorite SaddleBrooke birds is the Verdin.  This tiny 4-inch bird is inquisitive and friendly, and will brighten anyone’s day.  Unless you get a good look at a Verdin in the sunlight, you might easily mistake him for … Continue reading

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Our Most Common ‘Snowbird’, the White-crowned Sparrow

We commonly think of migrating birds as those who leave their winter homes in Mexico and other warmer climates to fly north each spring to nest, either summering in our neighborhood (Hooded Orioles and Black-chinned Hummingbirds, for example), or passing … Continue reading

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