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Birds of Arizona is a box advisor to the a hundred and eighty commonest and sought-after species within the nation. with ease sized to slot in your pocket and that includes full-color, particular illustrations, this informative guide makes it effortless to spot birds on your yard, favourite parks, and natural world components.

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Indd 45 2/7/12 10:30 AM Lewis’s Woodpecker, WOODPECKERS Melanerpes lewis Family Picidae (Woodpeckers) Size: 11" Season: Year-round Habitat: Open woodlands, streamsides Lewis’s Woodpecker is large and mostly dark. Plumage is greenish black above and gray below, fading to a dusky rose color on the belly. The gray of the breast continues around the neck to form a light collar. The head is dark; deep red in front surrounded by greenish-black plumage. The long, stiff tail feathers support the bird while it is perched on vertical trunks.

These owls are nocturnal, hunting through the night for small mammals. Spotted Owls have declined in numbers because of the destruction of old-growth forests, upon which they rely for nesting cavities. The adult is illustrated. indd 40 2/7/12 10:29 AM Common Poorwill, Phalaenoptilus nuttallii Family Caprimulgidae (Nightjars, Nighthawks) Size: 8" Season: Summer Habitat: Arid plains and shrubland, rocky areas Common Nighthawk, Chordeiles minor Family Caprimulgidae (Nightjars, Nighthawks) Size: 9" Season: Summer Habitat: Forests, marshes, plains, urban areas NIGHTJARS, NIGHTHAWKS The Common Poorwill is a very small nightjar with an oversize head, rounded wings, and a very short, stubby tail.

The black head has a thick, pointed crest, and inland races have white eyebrows and thin white streaks on the forehead. The legs and bill are stout and strong. Steller’s Jays eat a wide variety of food, from nuts, insects, and berries to picnic scraps. Their voice is a loud, raucous squawking, and they sometimes mimic the calls of other birds. The adult is illustrated. 5" Season: Year-round Habitat: Juniper-pinyon scrub, open pine forests JAYS, CROWS The Pinyon Jay is a highly social, plain-colored, crestless jay with a short, squarish tail and a thin, pointed bill.

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