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Birds Around Coldwater Farm

By Garry Rogers @Garry_Rogers

Birds

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.

Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Great Blue Heron Hunting Valley Pocket Gophers In the floodplain of the Agua Fria River. Dewey-Humboldt, AZ.
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Mallards (mostly) on Ice
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Black-headed Grosbeak
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Cooper’s Hawk
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Ring-necked Pheasant
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Lesser Goldfinch on Barnyard Grass
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
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.
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Snowy Egret
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Thrasher
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Common Black-Hawk
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Gambel’s Quail
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Greater Roadrunner
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Barn Owl
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Great Horned Owl chicks
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Loggerhead Shrike
Birds Around Coldwater Farm

A male Gila Woodpecker and a female Red-winged Blackbird take a January feeder break. Dewey-Humboldt, AZ.

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Gila Woodpecker (at left)
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Downy Woodpecker
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Western Wood Pewee
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Lazuli Buntings & Black-headed Grosbeak
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Cooper’s Hawk
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Barn Owl
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Belted Kingfisher
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Turkey Vulture
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Two fledgling Great Blue Herons near the Agua Fria River in Dewey-Humboldt, AZ
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Mallards on Ice
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Barn Owl Feather
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Hummingbird
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Eurasian Collard Dove (2005)
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Mallards
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Lesser Goldfinches
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Lesser Goldfinches (The bag is better than feeder; it can be washed.
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
This Bewick’s Wren cleaned bugs from six feet of concrete expansion joint one afternoon. Helpful little fellows.
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Black Hawk
Birds Around Coldwater Farm
Greater Roadrunner

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