Ring-necked ducks get the name from the hard-to-see chestnut collar on its black neck. A distinct marking are two white rings on the bill. The females are mostly brown with a white eye-ring. These ducks are generally found in the northern parts of North America in the summer and the southern parts in winter by… Read More RING-NECKED DUCKS
In my region of North America, we get Lazuli Buntings that pass through each year in the summer. It is really the only Bunting we see here in northern Arizona. This is one from my yard back in August. Read more here: LAZULI BUNTING
Here is a female Lesser Goldfinch in my yard. The Lesser Goldfinches are only about four and a half inches tall with yellow and black feathers. The males are dark on their head and back, the color can vary from black to dark green, while the females are generally more yellow overall. The females are… Read More A SMALL FINCH
Here are some Dark-eyed Juncos during and after the latest snow storm we had here in northern Arizona.