Welcome

Arizona Birds is an online-only journal, which offers peer-reviewed articles with an easy-to-read format that contribute significantly to the scientific literature on Arizona’s avifauna.

The journal welcomes contributions from both professional and amateur ornithologists. Topics include distribution, status, identification, geographic variation, migration, population dynamics, and ecological needs of birds.

Photo by Doug Jenness

Study in Lake Havasu City provides baseline data that will help biologists and managers understand habitat preferences in urban/suburban habitat

Photo by Pierre Deviche

Rapid increase in population and distribution since 1990s 

Photo by Keith Kamper

Nesting productivity  has been high for more than a decade, and breeding is being discovered in new areas and habitats