Downy Woodpecker ~ Coast to coast, border to border, forest to feeder, the Downy Woodpecker goes about its business in 49 states. The smallest woodpecker in the United States, it turns up everywhere there are a few trees, except in the dry deserts of the Southwest and in Hawaii. - Photo by Paul Bannick paulbannick.com

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the downy woodpecker - one of our backyard regulars

Red yucca have red blooms that attract hummingbirds, and they are extremely drought tolerant.

Heart Spotted Woodpecker

decomposed granite walkways

flicker - one of my favorite back yard visitors

Grey rock around palo verde tree. Valley Performing Arts Center

banded woodpecker (picus miniaceus) (photo by hiker1974)

The Fosdick residence won 1st place in 2010 for the Professional Landscape Category in the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Xeriscape contest.

shaft-tailed flicker - one of our backyard feeder favorites

animals a-z | Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona - Travel Photos by Galen ...

pileated woodpecker on a suet feeder in our backyard

DESERT ROSE BONSAI PLANT. Just planted my new one in a pot. Love love them and never knew it was from rose family.

Panamint chipmunk (Tamias panamintinus) is endemic to desert mountain areas of southeast California and southwest Nevada in the United States.

arizona wildlife | WILDLIFE / Coyote-Arizona Desert Museum

downy woodpecker

Arizona Desert Flowers | shawii. Xeriscape Landscape Plants & Flowers For The Arizona Desert ...

Loggerhead shrike - At Cottonwood Canyon State Park in north Central Oregon

Arizona state tree - Palo Verdi

Townsend's Warbler (Setophaga townsendi) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. Their breeding habitats are coniferous forests with large trees on the northwestern coast of North America.