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

CanyonTowhee

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

Pyrrhuloxia 

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

Phainopepla

Pipestrelle Bat  

Northern Cardinal

Northern Flicker

Northern Mockingbird

Common Crow

European Starling

Gambel's Quail