A few New Mexico birds: with obvious red plumage


On this page, "red" means anything from a dull rust color to orange to bright red. Birds are listed alphabetically by taxonomic level. Click on the link or photo to be taken to a page with additional images and information. Those additional pages are more bandwidth-intensive and may require a high speed connection.

Gambel's Quail, Callipepla gambelii, New Mexico

Galliformes, Odontophoridae: Gambel's Quail, Callipepla gambelii

Western Tanager, Piranga ludoviciana

Passeriformes, Cardinalidae: Western Tanager, Piranga ludoviciana (males only, and those mostly yellow)

Summer Tanager, Piranga rubra, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Cardinalidae: Summer Tanager, Piranga rubra

House Finch, Haemorhous cassinii, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Fringillidae: Cassin's Finch, Haemorhous casinii

House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Fringillidae: House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus

Male Red Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Fringillidae: Red Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra (male shown)

Barn Swallow, Hirundo rustica, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Hirundinidae: Barn Swallow, Hirundo rustica

Cliff Swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Hirundinidae: Cliff Swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Red-Winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Icteridae: Red-Winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus (male shown)

Spotted Towhee, Pipilo maculatus, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Passerellidae: Spotted Towhee, Pipilo maculatus

American Robin, Turdus migratorius, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Turdidae: American Robin, Turdus migratorius

Vermilion Flycatcher,  Pyrocephalus rubinus, New Mexico

Passeriformes, Tyrannidae: Vermilion Flycatcher,  Pyrocephalus rubinus