Here is a Double-Crested Cormorant I saw in a pond near my home, on two different days. The Mallards are trying to sleep. DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT
Here is a Red-Winged Blackbird and a Say’s Phoebe I saw on a morning spring walk. Red-winged Blackbirds live in fresh water areas or open spaces like fields and prairies. The males are glossy black with scarlet and yellow shoulder patches. The female are streaky brown with a paler breast and white eyebrows. Red-Winged Blackbirds… Read More SPRING BIRDS
The White-Crowned Sparrow is a fairly common bird throughout North America. They have a long-tail and a distinct white crown with black stripes. The immature have brown crown stripes. Here is one I saw at Sedona Wetlands in early winter.
Blue Spruce is native to the U.S. and Canada. They can be up to 75 feet tall and 16 feet wide. The bark is scaly, the needles are sharply pointed, and the cones are pale brown up to four inches long. Here is a Great-Tailed Grackle on top of one. GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE