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On the Columbine

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A Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) on the Columbine, which is genus Aquilegia and is a of about 60–70 species of perennial plants that are found in meadows, woodlands, and at higher altitudes throughout the Northern Hemisphere, known for the spurred petals of their flowers.

Feed Me

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Here’s a parent European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) feeding a fledgling Starling a grub. Now it may just be me, but I see a definite face on the grub! Oh My, here I go Mum!!

Preening

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A Stellar’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) preening in high key!

More Sunshine

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Here’s another American Goldfinch.  We seem to have lots of them around this past week or so, and I can’t resist them when they pose so nice for me!

 

At Rest

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An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

Anna’s Hummer

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It seems our Hummers have been absent for a little while. Maybe off having babies! But, they are back and I’m happy to see them. This is a female Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna)

Curious

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An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)