Mark Pretti Nature Tours, L.L.C.

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About 200 species of birds are possible on my 7 - day spring Southeast Arizona trip.  The following have been seen on past trips.  As usual, some are common, some less common, and some fairly rare.

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck


American Wigeon         


Blue-winged Teal          

Cinnamon Teal       

Northern Shoveler         

Green-winged Teal        

Ring-necked Duck         


Ruddy Duck                 

Wild Turkey      

Scaled Quail                                        

Gambel's Quail                                     

Montezuma Quail                      

Pied-billed Grebe                                            

Eared Grebe                            

Neotropic Cormorant    

American White Pelican            

Great Blue Heron                                           

Great Egret

Snowy Egret                                        

Green Heron                                         

Black-crowned Night-Heron       

White-faced Ibis                       

Black Vulture    


Northern Harrier

Sharp-shinned Hawk                 

Cooper's Hawk                                     

Common Black-Hawk

Harris's Hawk               

Gray Hawk                   

Swainson's Hawk                                  

Zone-tailed Hawk                      

Red-tailed Hawk                                   

Golden Eagle   

Virginia Rail                  


Common Gallinule                    

Black-necked Stilt                    

American Avocet                      

Spotted Sandpiper                                           

Solitary Sandpiper                                

Least Sandpiper                       

Wilson's Phalarope                              

Long-billed Dowitcher   

Band-tailed Pigeon                   

Eurasian Collared-Dove            

White-winged Dove

Inca Dove                                            

Common Ground Dove             

Ruddy Ground Dove    

Greater Roadrunner      

Barn Owl                   

Western Screech-Owl    

Whiskered Screech-Owl            

Great Horned Owl                     

Northern Pygmy-Owl     

Elf Owl                                                

Burrowing Owl              

Spotted Owl     

Lesser Nighthawk                                 

Common Nighthawk                 

Common Poorwill                               

Mexican Whip-poor-will             

Vaux's Swift                                         

White-throated Swift     

Broad-billed Hummingbird        

White-eared Hummingbird         

Violet-crowned Hummingbird                

Blue-throated Hummingbird

Magnificent Hummingbird                     

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbird                

Costa's Hummingbird

Calliope Hummingbird  

Broad-tailed Hummingbird                    

Rufous Hummingbird                

Lucifer Hummingbird    

Elegant Trogon

Belted Kingfisher                                                        

Acorn Woodpecker                  

Gila Woodpecker                                 

Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker                                

Arizona Woodpecker   

Red-naped Sapsucker 

Northern Flicker                                    

Gilded Flicker               

American Kestrel                      

Peregrine Falcon                      

Prairie Falcon               

Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet   

Olive-sided Flycatcher              

Greater Pewee              

Western Wood-Pewee                          

Willow Flycatcher                     

Hammond's Flycatcher             

Gray Flycatcher

Dusky Flycatcher

Pacific-slope Flycatcher           

Cordilleran Flycatcher

Buff-breasted Flycatcher          

Black Phoebe                          

Say's Phoebe                                      

Vermilion Flycatcher     

Dusky-capped Flycatcher  

Ash-throated Flycatcher     

Brown-crested Flycatcher          

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher                     

Tropical Kingbird  

Cassin's Kingbird                           

Thick-billed Kingbird                      

Western Kingbird                            

Loggerhead Shrike 

Bell's Vireo               

Plumbeous Vireo                                        

Cassin's Vireo                                 

Hutton's Vireo                                  

Warbling Vireo                    

Steller's Jay  

Western Scrub-Jay 

Mexican Jay 

Chihuahuan Raven           

Common Raven                              

Horned Lark             

Northern Rough-winged Swallow                       

Tree Swallow           

Violet-green Swallow                     

Bank Swallow                                 

Barn Swallow                      

Cliff Swallow                                   

Bridled Titmouse                 



Red-breasted Nuthatch                 

White-breasted Nuthatch    

Pygmy Nuthatch                 

Brown Creeper                    

Cactus Wren

Rock Wren                                       

Canyon Wren                                  

Bewick's Wren         

House Wren                        

Marsh Wren 

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Black-tailed Gnatcatcher                           

Black-capped Gnatcatcher            

Eastern Bluebird                                         

Western Bluebird                            

Swainson's Thrush

Hermit Thrush                                 

American Robin      

Northern Mockingbird

Curve-billed Thrasher

Crissal Thrasher                 

Cedar Waxwing                  


Olive Warbler           

Orange-crowned Warbler  

Nashville Warbler   

Virginia's Warbler               

Lucy's Warbler         

MacGillivray's Warbler

Common Yellowthroat                               

Northern Parula                  

Yellow Warbler        

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Townsend's Warbler                                  

Hermit Warbler        

Grace's Warbler                   

Wilson's Warbler                 

Red-faced Warbler 

Painted Redstart                 

Yellow-breasted Chat                    

Green-tailed Towhee

Spotted Towhee                  

Canyon Towhee     

Abert's Towhee                   

Rufous-winged Sparrow

Cassin's Sparrow                

Botteri's Sparro

Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Brewer's Sparrow                

Black-chinned Sparrow                             

Vesper Sparrow

Lark Sparrow                                               

Black-throated Sparrow

Lark Bunting                        

Savannah Sparrow                        

Grasshopper Sparrow        

Song Sparrow                                 

Lincoln's Sparrow                           

White-crowned Sparrow    

Yellow-eyed Junco 

Hepatic Tanager                             

Summer Tanager                

Western Tanager                                        

Flame-colored Tanager                             

Northern Cardinal


Rose-breasted Grosbeak   

Black-headed Grosbeak    

Blue Grosbeak                                

Lazuli Bunting                                             

Indigo Bunting                                

Varied Bunting                                

Bronzed Cowbird                                        

Hooded Oriole                                             

Bullock's Oriole                                           

Scott's Oriole                                    

Red Crossbill                                   

Pine Siskin                                      

Lesser Goldfinch                                        

American Goldfinch                                   

Last updated: June 25, 2016.