Scott's Oriole (Icterus parisorum) is prominent in the southwest - these little guys LOVE to sing. They sing more than just about any other bird.
Few shorebirds are as beautiful as the Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres.) - These are, in my opinion, the prettiest of the sandpipers. They are just great looking birds - someone said they look like a calico cat!
North American cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis) are amongst the most popular song birds in the world. They are named for the male's red plumage, is found throughout eastern and central North America from southern Canada into parts of Mexico and Central America.