A male Anna’s Hummingbird Calypte anna) taking advantage of the last of the quickly fading Rose of Sharon flowers.
A female House FInch (Carpodacus mexicanus) sitting in the Rose of Sharon Bush. She was keeping a sharp eye on something out there!
A lovely female Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) having a short rest on the branch of a Rose of Sharon bush.
Here’s a cute little Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus) in the bush. I have never seen one alone before. I guess this one got seperated from his flock. It flitted around this bush, calling and calling. It finally settled here and looked quite glum in the rain. It wasn’t long before it’s family flew in and they were united!
A Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) takes off from where it was perched in the Honeysuckle bush, A colourful Maple tree provides the background.
A Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) in the bushes taking a break from trying to feed in the pouring rain. There are six subspecies of Junco, this one in an Oregon.
I love the hairdo this bird has! Wet feathers, what can one do!
A female Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) sits in a bush, surrounded by snow, all puffed up against the cold