Killdeer are wading plovers, common in water areas throughout North America and also around open areas with water like sandbars, mudflats, and grazed fields. They are shy and known to run away quickly, eventually flying away, they will also do this to distract predators from their nesting sights, calling loudly before running away. Killdeer feed on… Read More SOME PLOVERS
Canada Goose walking on the ice in northern Arizona.
Here is a Gray-headed Junco and an Oregon Junco, hanging out in my back yard after a recent snow storm. They are both Dark-Eyed Juncos species of western parts in North America. They are fun to watch flitting around together.
Ruby Crowned Kinglets are very small birds, with a tiny beaks. They have a distinct broken white eye ring and a ruby colored crown patch. The patch is erect when they are excited, otherwise concealed, and females do not have this patch. These kinglets are common in wooded and brushy habitats. They feed on miniscule… Read More RUBY CROWNED KINGLET