A female Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) enjoying the blooms of the Butterfly bush
Here’s today’s Hummer. A female Rufous (Selasphorus rufus) on a flower from the Butterfly bush. This little lady and a Anna’s spent quite a lot of time on this bush today!
Here’s a female Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) deep in the Butterfly bush. As she sat here she would casually reach over and have a drink from the nearby blooms!!
Another shot of the Hummer series. A female Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) catches the sun as she sits on a branch of our Butterfly bush.
A Black-capped Chickadee deep in the Butterfly bush in our garden. It has a single sunflower seed which it picked up from our feeder. It then went back into this bush to crack it open and eat the inside.
A Golden-crowned Sparrow playing a little Peek-a-boo with me!
A very pretty male House Finch
A Spotted Towhee in the Butterfly bush in our garden!
Here’s a cute little Bush Tit. I think that these birds are the smallest we have, except for the Hummingbirds of course. Bush Tits are very sociable. They are always in a group of ten or more it seems, and they flit in and just as soon are gone.
A male House Finch eating the sweet flowers of the Butterfly Bush.
This little brown job (LBJ) is a female House Finch. She’s perched in our Butterfly bush in the backyard, waiting for her turn at the feeder which has been very busy lately.
Here’s our little Anna’s Hummingbird on the Butterfly bush in our backyard. She is quite a regular visitor. These little birds are amazing.
A Rufous Hummingbird female at the Butterfly Bush in our backyard. That’s two days in a row, but I can help it, these guys are my all-time favourites!
An Anna’s Hummingbird female at the Butterfly bush in our backyard.
My first Tiger Swallowtail of the year on our Butterfly Bush
Feeling Spring in the air, here’s something a little different than birds.
A Tiger Swallow tail on the Butterfly bush
A rare visitor to our garden. Attracted to the late blooming Butterfly bush is this lovely Red Admiral.