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  1. Red-winged Blackbird, Male

    Red-winged Blackbird, Male

    Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus phoeniceus) male. Blazing towards its competition. Showing his fancy epaulets.
  2. Variegated Fritillary

    Variegated Fritillary

    Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia: Nymphalidae) Wingspan 4.4-5.7 cm (1.75- 2.25 in).
  3. American Kestrel, Male

    American Kestrel, Male

    American Kestrel hovering (Falco sparverius sparverius) male.
  4. Checkered Whites

    Checkered Whites

    Checkered Whites (Pontia protodice: Pieridae) male (behind) female (in front) Wingspan: 3.2-5.1 cm (1.25-2.0 in).
  5. Goldeneye Phlox

    Goldeneye Phlox

    Goldeneye Phlox (Phlox roemeriana: Polemoniaceae)
  6. Agarita


    Agarita (Berberis trifoliata: Berberidaceae) Shrub to 1.0-2.5 m (3.3-8.2 ft) tall and wide.
  7. Juniper Hairstreak

    Juniper Hairstreak

    Juniper Hairstreak (Mitoura gyrnea: Lycaenidae) Also known as Olive Hairstreak. Wingspan: 2.2-2.9 cm (0.88-1.1) in. Photographed on littleleaf sumac (Rhus microphylla: Anacardiaceae).
  8. Common Starling

    Common Starling

    Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) Also known as the European Starling.
  9. Common Green Bottle Fly

    Common Green Bottle Fly

    Common Green Bottle Fly (Lucilia sericata: Calliphoridae) 1.0-1.4 cm (0.39-0.55 in) long. Photographed on littleleaf sumac (Rhus microphylla: Anacardiaceae).
  10. Blue-winged Teal Couple

    Blue-winged Teal Couple

    Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) couple with a Black-necked Stilt admirer.
  11. Hackberry Emperor

    Hackberry Emperor

    Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis: Nymphalidae) Wingspan 5.1-6.4 cm (2.0-2.5 in).
  12. Canvasback Male

    Canvasback Male

    Canvasback (Aythya valisineria) male.
  13. Fuertes' Red-tailed Hawk

    Fuertes' Red-tailed Hawk

    Fuertes’ Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis fuertesi)
  14. Crested Caracara

    Crested Caracara

    Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus audubonii)
  15. Mr. House Sparrow

    Mr. House Sparrow

    House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
  16. Indian Blanket

    Indian Blanket

    Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella: Asteraceae) Also known as Firewheel and other catchy common names.
  17. Blue-winged Teal Hen

    Blue-winged Teal Hen

    Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) female.
  18. Blue-winged Teal Drake

    Blue-winged Teal Drake

    Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) male.
  19. Green-striped Grasshopper

    Green-striped Grasshopper

    Green-striped Grasshopper (Chortophaga viridifasciata: Acrididae) brown form. Males range in length from 2.3-3.0 cm (0.8-1.2 in). Females are 2.8-3.8 cm (1.0-1.5 in) long.
  20. Common Nighthawk

    Common Nighthawk

    Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)
  21. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

    Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

    Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus)
  22. Crested Pricklypoppy

    Crested Pricklypoppy

    Crested Pricklypoppy (Argemone polyanthemos: Papaveraceae) Flowers 7-10 cm (2.8-3.9 in) in diameter and are 0.61-1.21m (2-4 ft) tall.
  23. Black Vulture

    Black Vulture

    Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus atratus)
  24. Black-necked Stilt

    Black-necked Stilt

    Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus mexicanus)
  25. American Basketflower

    American Basketflower

    American Basketflower (Centaurea americana: Asteraceae) Head inflorescence is ca. 10.2 cm (4.0 in) in diameter. The plants stand 1.5-1.8 m (5.0-6.0 ft) tall.