Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Spring Birds

Here are some pictures from April and May. I saw the desert birds on nature walks and took most of the yard bird photos through the window.

Desert Birds
roadrunner in a tree

phainopepla

rufous-winged sparrow

Gambel's quail

cactus wren gathering nesting material from a saguaro

pyrrhuloxia

black-throated sparrow

white-winged dove


Yard Birds

finches

goldfinches

white-winged dove and mourning dove

cardinal and house finch

house finches - red and orange

orange house finch

western tanager

broad-billed hummingbird in a nest

  Have a nice day!  

17 comments:

angryparsnip said...

Fabulous !
So beautiful I love every one of your photos.

cheers, parsnip

eileeninmd said...

Oh wow, they are all awesome photos.. I see a few that I would love to see myself.. Especially the western tanager.. Have a happy day!

Loree said...

Some of the birds have gorgeous colours. The hummingbird is pretty awesome too. It's my son's favourite bird.

Petrus van Zyl said...

great to see birds from other countries

Laura. M said...

A good collection of birds. Good pictures from home ;)
good Wednesday.
Besos

Barb said...

My goodness - you have a paradise for birds there in the desert! What a wonderful photo of the hummingbird nesting - is that in your yard? I love the photo of all your finches hanging on the feeder.

Diane AZ said...

Hi Barb, Yes we are delighted to have a hummingbird nest in the backyard!

rainfield61 said...

Because of the cartoon, I love to see roadrunner.

Darla said...

Oh my! I am transfixed by the series of three of the dove in the saguaro blooms!

maccandace said...

Pretty. I finally got the phainopepla. Now I need the pyrrhuloxia! And the black-throated sparrow. The hummer is cute.

Thérèse said...

A roadrunner in a tree!!! Amazing! :-)

José Ramón said...

Greetings beautiful story

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ΕΥΡΥΤΑΝΑΣ ΙΧΝΗΛΑΤΗΣ said...

Υπέροχα!!!!!!!!!!!

Stranger in a Strange Land said...

Nice Tweeters, Diane. :)

Kindest regards,
Mike

Ela said...

Wow ! Fantastic collection of photos !!
Nice to see these beautiful birds !!
Greetings

Janie said...

You have a lot of colorful and unusual birds. Love the hummingbird on a nest. what a great shot!

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

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