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The Hummingbird Capitol of the US! Sierra Vista, Arizona www.visitsierravista.com with www.arizonasunshinetours.com

A few of my favorite things: Mexican bird of paradise, hummingbirds, saguaro cactus Sonora Desert, Arizona, USA

"Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty." -- John Ruskin – On image of fairy dusters in Arizona, photograph by Florence McGinn -- Arizona is an extraordinary, North American location for nature, desert blooms, and birding.  Enjoy a slideshow of Arizona birding delights at    http://www.examiner.com/slideshow/birds-of-arizona

"Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty." -- John Ruskin – photograph by Florence McGinn --

Is he not beautiful......

DIY Garden Sitting Areas

Hummingbirds are the Sonoran Desert’s iridescent jewels, truly precious treasures! Arizona is unique for its large number of different hummingbirds! Visit America’s Southwest for wonderful nature.

Roadrunner-Beebeep!

State Birds of the U.S.- Part Three

New Mexico State Bird - Roadrunner Always thought that it was Arizona's State Bird. Not true!

Arizona Cactus Wren. They are pretty tame, curious and friendly birds.

Picture of the Arizona Cactus Wren

“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” – William Shakespeare – (Image by Florence McGinn).  ARIZONA is an extraordinary, North American location for birding, especially for multiple species of hummingbirds.  Enjoy a slideshow of Arizona birding delights at    http://www.examiner.com/slideshow/birds-of-arizona

“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” ~ William Shakespeare – Arizona is an extraordinary, North American location for birding, especially for multiple species of hummingbirds.

Gambel's quail in ocotillo. Sonoran Desert - Arizona - My sister just moved to Arizona & said these interesting birds are running all over.

Gambel's quail on ocotillo. Sonoran Desert - Arizona - My sister just moved to Arizona & said these interesting birds are running all over.

Bird on a Cactus in Desert of Arizona - USA

Pyrrhuloxia (male) The Pyrrhuloxia or Desert Cardinal is a medium-sized North American song bird found in the American southwest and northern Mexico.

A male Gambel's quail watches for predators while his chicks feed.  © Chris Heising

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. AZ state bird

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

Costa's Hummingbird (female)— Birds of North America Online

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!  America’s Southwest has wonderful nature, close at hand.  Enjoy the iridescent beauty of this lovely hummer! -- Original image by Florence McGinn -- Enjoy a slideshow of Arizona birding delights at   http://www.examiner.com/slideshow/birds-of-arizona

Hummingbirds are the Southwest’s iridescent jewels. Arizona is unique for its large number of different hummingbirds! -- Original image by Florence McGinn

Desert Cardinal. Wonder which deserts this one is in? I live in the desert and never saw one of these beauties!

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.

Mexican Bird of Paradise - Tucson Sod Tips: 5 Plants and Trees that Grow Well in Arizona in Fall

Nothing beats the Orange Intensity of the Mexican Bird of Paradise.

..Elegant trogon..The red and green Christmas plumage and the tropical nature of the male Elegant Trogon make this a good bird counterpart to the tropical poinsettias seen this time of year. Typically thought of as a summer bird, a few Elegant Trogons are found during most winters in Sycamore Canyon, AZ (often found during the Atascosa Highlands Christmas Bird Count).

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.

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