The Pyrrhuloxia or Desert Cardinal (Cardinalis sinuatus) is a medium-sized North American song-bird, found year-round in the desert scrub and mesquite thickets of the American southwest and northern Mexico.
Greater Roadrunner by Alan Murphy - the thing the cartoon didn't teach me is when a Roadrunner catches its live prey, it beats the snot out of it against a rock or the ground to subdue it if not outright kill it!
MONTEZUMA QUAIL (Cyrtonyx montezumae) - found across Mexico and marginally into the southern United States in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas in oak savannas, pine-oak woodlands, scrublands and mixed conifer woodlands. They forage on the ground, digging for
Calliope Hummingbird is the smallest bird in North America north of Mexico, the Calliope Hummingbird inhabits mountain areas of the northwestern United States. It is the smallest long-distance avian migrant in the world, spending its winters in Mexico.
The Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) is the state bird of Arizona. It is a species of wren that is native to the southwestern United States southwards to central Mexico. It is the largest North American Wren.