Photos of Birds that live around my home on Coldwater Farm in central Arizona. (More about Arizona Birds)
We call our 20 acres Coldwater Farm and we keep it for wildlife and a few furry friends. We moved here in 1997, and since then we have identified more than 125 bird species. Some seen only once, others every year.
Great Blue Heron Hunting Valley Pocket Gophers In the floodplain of the Agua Fria River. Dewey-Humboldt, AZ.
Mallards (mostly) on Ice
Lesser Goldfinch on Barnyard Grass
These Red Tailed Hawkes have nested in a Cottonwood tree near the Agua Fria River for more than 15 years. 2011 was the first year no chick was produced.
Great Horned Owl chicks
Gila Woodpecker (at left)
Western Wood Pewee
Lazuli Buntings & Black-headed Grosbeak
Two fledgling Great Blue Herons near the Agua Fria River in Dewey-Humboldt, AZ
Mallards on Ice
Barn Owl Feather
Eurasian Collard Dove (2005)
Lesser Goldfinches (The bag is better than feeder; it can be washed.
This Bewick’s Wren cleaned bugs from six feet of concrete expansion joint one afternoon. Helpful little fellows.