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Harris Hawk Nest in Saguaro Cactus
A unique Sonoran Desert species, the Harris Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus) is known for its pack hunting and stunning plumage.
The Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus) is a subtropical desert species that feeds on some cactus fruit at Saguaro National Park.
The Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens) is a member of the tropical Silky Flycatcher family. Visitors often call it "a black cardinal."
The roadrunner is a common bird in the Sonoran Desert. This one was putting on a show just outside the Rincom Mountain Visitor Center.
Last updated: August 1, 2014