SCALED QUAIL

Scaled Quails are pale, gray or bluish birds with scale-like markings. They have a short bushy white crest. Scaled Quails can be found in the four-corner states, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and into Mexico. They live in arid lowlands with sparse shrubs. They eat seeds, leaves, shoots, berries, and insects. I found this Scaled Quail in… Read More SCALED QUAIL

CACTUS WREN

Cactus Wrens are larger than any other North American Wrens. They have distinguished heavy spotting in their feathers, a reddish cap, and a white supercilium. Cactus Wrens¬†live in arid desert areas in the southwest United States and into Mexico. They can be found among cactus, mesquite, and yuccas. They are the official state bird of… Read More CACTUS WREN

AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN

American White Pelicans are large water birds. These pelicans are found in southern parts of the the U.S. into Mexico and in western parts of the U.S. and Canada. They are white, with black primaries and an orange bill. Found among marshes, lakes, and coastal areas, they scoop up fish while swimming.