A Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicenis) hunting over a winter Raspberry field. Mountains in the background.
Here’s another rare visitor, to our garden anyway, a female Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) sitting on a branch just about one of our Sunflower seed feeders!
An Anna’s Hummingbird
(Calypte anna) enjoys a stretch of his wings, just before taking off .
A proud male Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) in the Rose of Sharon Bush
The Dark-eyed Juncos ( Junco hyemalis) back! They go north for the Summer and then return here for the Winter.
A female House FInch (Carpodacus mexicanus) sitting in the Rose of Sharon Bush. She was keeping a sharp eye on something out there!
Here’s another shot of our old friend Scruffy the Stellar’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) It was in fine form today! Just raring for peanuts. It puts up quite a fuss when ignored!