A male Gambel's quail watches for predators while his chicks feed.
The Cactus Wren - Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus, is a species of wren that is native to the southwestern United States to central Mexico. use with The Cactus Hotel
A desert hummingbird, Costa's Hummingbird breeds in the Sonoran and Mojave Deserts of California and Arizona. It departs the desert in the hottest days of summer, moving to chaparral, scrub, or woodland habitat.
Hummingbirds are the Southwest’s iridescent jewels. Arizona is unique for its large number of different hummingbirds! -- Original image by Florence McGinn
The Pyrrhuloxia or Desert Cardinal (Cardinalis sinuatus) is a medium-sized North American song-bird, found year-round in the desert scrub and mesquite thickets of the American southwest and northern Mexico.
Nothing beats the Orange Intensity of the Mexican Bird of Paradise.
The elegant trogon (Trogon elegans) (formerly the "coppery-tailed" trogon), from Guatemala in the south as far north as the upper Gila River in Arizona and New Mexico.