Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Bird Bath

Fly Through Bath

IMG_9886.jpg

A male Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) enjoying the spray from our bird baths solar spray nozzel!


A Glint in His Eye

IMG_9337.jpg

A pretty male House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) drops by for a drink at the bird bath. Often overlooked and distained, the House Sparrow is a beautiful little bird with wonderful markings.


Ready for My Bath

DSCN7190.jpg

White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys).  Just getting up enough nerve to jump into the bath.  It did soon after this shot!


In for Lunch

IMG_4781.jpg

Here’s my buddy, the Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus). It almost got lucky this lunchtime, but went away empty taloned! It’s nothing if not determined!


I love my bath!

DSCN9008.jpg

A White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) having a good splashing time in the bath. It was having so much fun a number of others came over to watch. Then they had baths too!


At Ease

IMG_0262.jpg

I haven’t had a Stellar’s for awhile. Here is one of our troop. We have five regulars that visit every day and relieve us of a bag of peanuts. A Stellar’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) or Scruffy, if you like!


In for a Bath

IMG_0093.jpg

Here’s a special visitor to our birdbath. Listed as Rare in this area, this Western Scrub Jay ( Aphelocoma californica) quite enjoyed its bath! Time for some suet and it was off again. We had it here a couple of time this past summer and I’m very pleased to see it back. Known to hang out around the Aldergrove Athletic Park. We are only a couple of houses from there!