Wetlands are important water areas which are sometimes created as water storage to prevent flooding in an area. The designated places become home to many birds, bugs, fish, and other wildlife. Here are some birds I saw recently at two area wetlands in northern Arizona. The American Wigeon and Great Blue Heron I spotted at… Read More 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.
Western Bluebirds are a small and social songbird of the Thrush family, found in western parts of North America. They can be seen in open fields or along woodlands edges that are coniferous or deciduous. They nest in holes of trees and rely on woodpeckers to make the holes, as their beaks are too small. They… Read More SMALL BLUEBIRD
A wetland is an area with saturated water, such as marshes or swamps. The Sedona Wetlands Preserve is a constructed wetland that is about 27 acres, located south of the Waste Water Reclamation Plant, that is owned by the city of Sedona, Arizona. There are six basins in this preserve, the water within these basins are… Read More SEDONA WETLANDS PRESERVE