Other birds of the Sonoran Desert Museum

Aside from the spectacular hummingbirds, there were also a lot of other bird species in the Sonoran Desert Museum’s walk-in aviary.

Sonoran Desert Museum

Sonoran Desert Museum

White-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica)

Sonoran Desert Museum

I don’t know what species of parrot this is…it doesn’t seem like a thick-billed parrot…

Sonoran Desert Museum

Gambel’s Quail (Callipepla gambelii)

Sonoran Desert Museum

Burrowing owls (Athene cunicularia)!!!  I wanted to see these guys in the wild so badly, but alas…these guys were technically not in the walk-in aviary but I wanted to share.

Sonoran Desert Museum

I thought this was a pyrrhuloxia but alas…it’s just a cardinal.

Sonoran Desert Museum

A stellar Steller’s Jay! (Cyanocitta stelleri)

Sonoran Desert Museum

Inca Dove (Columbina inca)

Sonoran Desert Museum

Black-headed grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus)

Sonoran Desert Museum

Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)

Sonoran Desert Museum

Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus)

Sonoran Desert Museum

Curve-billed thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre)

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