The Birds of Spring, Albuquerque and the Southwest

The more we photograph, the more we take notice of birds. The two hobbies go together so nicely! The featured image is the iconic bird of spring, the red robin.

Ash-throated flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher, Las Cruces
Western Cardinal
Western Cardinal, Benson, Arizona
Starling
Starling, Las Cruces
Vermillion Flycatcher
Vermillion Flycatcher, Benson, Arizona, though these come to Albuquerque for a short time in the spring as well near Tingley Beach
Osprey
Osprey, Truth or Consequences
Bendire's Thrasher
Bendire’s Thrasher, Las Cruces
Cactus Wren (2)
Cactus Wren, Las Cruces
House Sparrow (2)
House sparrow, Albuquerque’s West side
Lesser Goldfinch
Lesser Goldfinch, Benson, Arizona
Mississippi Kite (2)
Mississippi Kite, Bosque near Alameda
Northern Mockingbird
Northern Mockingbird, Las Cruces
Phainopepla
Phainopepla, Alameda Open Space

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