Cassin's Finch

Chihauhuan Raven

Common Nighthawk

​​House Sparrow

Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Lazuli Bunting

Harris' Hawk

Hooded Oriole

House Finch 

Gilded Flicker

Great Horned Owl

Greater Roadrunner 

Cactus Wren


Canyon Wren

High Jinks Ranch is located on the northern-most reach of the Catalina Mountain range.  The steep terrain acts as a funnel - many migration routes pass right through this area.  The birding here is excellent. 

Here's a list of some of the species we've seen, with links to the Arizona Desert Museum's  website of desert wildlife.

Prairie Falcon


Scott's Oriole

American Goldfinch

Anna's Hummer

Black Phoebe

Black-chinned sparrow

Black-headed grosbeak 

Black-throated sparrow 

Brown-crested Flycatcher ​

 Western Scrub Jay

Western tanager

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Zone-tailed hawk​

                             Tropical Kingbird 

                             Turkey Vulture

                            Western Kingbird

Brewer's Blackbird 

Bridled Titmouse

Brown-headed Cowbird

Lesser Goldfinch

Mountain Chickadee

Mourning Dove

Peregrine Falcon


Pipestrelle Bat  

Northern Cardinal

Northern Flicker

Northern Mockingbird

Common Crow

European Starling

Gambel's Quail