Birds of North America - portfolio 2

Mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides) male with morsel for young in nest cavity.
mountain bluebird
Chukar (Alectoris chukar) two birds in fall colors and driving rain.
chukar (partridge)
Northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) male.
northern cardinal
Pie-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) with a sunfish breakfast.
pie-billed grebe

White-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) perched in huisache blossoms, spring plumage.
Yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) male singing the song of spring in reeds.
Painted bunting (Passerina ciris) male, the most wildly colored songbird in the North America.
painted bunting
Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus) female and spring blossoms.

Sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) male displaying.
sage grouse
Merriam's wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo merriami) roosted flock at sunrise.
wild turkey
Great gray owl (Strix nebulosa) on hunting perch.
great gray owl
Ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) male in golden fall grass.

Canada goose (Branta canadensis) roosted flock before sunrise on bitterly cold morning.
canada geese
Merriam's wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo merriami) male in full strut.
wild turkey,
Sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) female (l) and male (r) guard day-old colt in spring wetlands.
sandhill cranes
Snow goose (Chen caerulescens) flock settled for the night well after sunset.
snow geese