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Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens)

Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens)

Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens)

Class: Aves
Family: Ptilogonatidae
Common Name: Phainopepla
Genus: Phainopepla
Species Name: nitens

About The Phainopepla

Phainopeplas can be found in central California, southern Nevada, southern Utah, southern New Mexico, and western Texas. South to Baja and into Mexico. During the winters, these birds are found in southern California, southern Nevada, central Arizona, southern New Mexico and southern Texas.(Reader's Digest, 1998)

Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )

Rights Holder: The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
Bibliographic Citation: Lima, C. 2001. "Phainopepla nitens" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link

Trips Where Observed

Mexico, Baja California Sur
Southeast Arizona

Member Lifelists

North America
United States

Sites Where Observed


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