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  Plants that attract birds to the desert southwest garden

Plants for Birds and Bird Attracting Plants for the Desert Southwest Garden

Attracting birds to the desert landscape is really very easy, and there are many beautiful bird-attracting plants to choose from. Plants and trees provide food and nesting areas for birds and many birds also eat pesky insects, so attracting them to the landscape can be very beneficial. Of course, bird watchers already knew this!

Here are some plants that are grown in desert Southwest gardens and the birds that are attracted to them, click on the plant link for more info:

Aster Cardinal, Chickadee, Titmouse, Towhee
Barberry Robin, Towhee
Beebalm Hummingbird
Bird of Paradise Hummingbird
Blanket Flower Junco
Butterfly Bush Bushtits (feed on the insects it attracts), Oriole
Cherry Laurel Bluebird
Coneflower Cardinal, Chickadee, Nuthatch, Titmouse
Cotoneaster Bluebird
Coyote Bush Bushtit
Crabapple Bluebird, Cardinal, Chickadee, Finch, Grosbeak, Mockingbird, Robin, Towhee, Waxwing, Woodpecker
Desert Willow Hummingbird
Grasses Dove, Chickadee, Sparrow, Finch
Fourwing Saltbush Dove, Towhee, Gambel's Quail, Lesser Goldfinch
Hawthorn Cardinal, Finch, Grosbeak, Mockingbird, Nuthatch, Thrush
Holly Bluebird, Cardinal, Jay, Mockingbird, Sparrow, Thrasher, Waxwing, Woodpecker
Honeysuckle Bluebird, Chickadee, Hummingbird, Thrush, Towhee
Hyssop Hummingbird
Magnolia Cardinal, Catbird
Manzanita Mockingbird, Robin, Towhee
Mesquite Oriole, Dove, Quail, Bushtit (feed on insects it attracts), Trasher
Mountain Mahogany Towhee, Gambel's Quail
Mulberry Bluebird, Cardinal, Grosbeak, Jay, Mockingbird, Oriole, Robin, Tanager, Thrush, Woodpecker
NM Privet Waxwing, Hummingbirds
Penstemon Hummingbirds
Phlox Hummingbirds
Sage Bushtit, Hummingbird, Thrasher
Serviceberry Bluebird, Finch, Sparrow, Tanager
Skunk Bush Gambel's Quail, Cedar Waxwing, Robin
Sumac Bluebird, Cardinal, Dove, Junco, Sparrow, Tanager, Thrasher, Titmouse, Towhee, Wren
Sunflower Cardinal, Chickadee, Dove, Finch, Grosbeak, Nuthatch, Pine Siskin
Thistle Bunting, Finch, Towhee
Trumpet Vine Hummingbird
Virginia Creeper Bluebird, Cardinal, Chickadee, Nuthatch, Tanager, Titmouse, Woodpecker, Wren
Yucca Oriole


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