Sabino Canyon the spot for good bird-watching Photos by A.E. Araiza Arizona Daily Star Feb 28, 2013 Kinga Biro, from Victoria, British Columbia, pauses for a shot near a mesquite tree loaded with desert mistletoe, which is prime territory for a male phainopepla. PHOTOS BY A.E. ARAIZA / ARIZONA DAILY STAR Buy Now A male phainopepla with a nice gloss hangs out in a mesquite loaded with desert mistletoe at Sabino Canyon. A.E. Araiza / Arizona Daily Star Buy Now A female phainopepla pauses for a moment in a tree. The female typically is plain gray. A.E. Araiza / Arizona Daily Star Buy Now On a recent day, a lesser goldfinch was singing up a storm in Sabino Canyon. A.E. Araiza / Arizona Daily Star Recommended More LATEST LOCAL OFFERS Tucson Surveying & Mapping LLC Building a new facility? Contact Tucson Surveying & Mapping to learn more about Topographic Surveying Mike's Drilling LLC Well Maintenance Tips - from Mike's Drilling - proudly serving Tucson and surrounding areas JD's Auto Glass Windshield chipped? Let JD's Auto Glass help you out, we will even handle the insurance claim. Call us today!