Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Female

Rufous

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This sweet little female Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) likes to stop at our rain chain for a drink of water and a little rest.


In the Sun

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Caught in a setting ray of the sun, a female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) She’s standing on our birdbath surrounded by Columbine flowers.


Flicker

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A red-shafted Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) female at the birdbath in our garden. She is such a beautiful bird.

To all my friends, I have been under the weather for the past few days and haven’t been posting. I’m hoping the worst is over!


Rufous

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A precious jewel of nature.  A female Rufous Hummingbird.


Tuckered Out

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A female fledgling House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) has had a busy day. Just new to this world she’s learning how to get around. But, all the activicty has worn her out and she has a little rest in a Hawthorne bush. That big thorn will definitely stop her from tipping to the right!


The Beautiful Mrs. G.

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We have had a pair of Black-headed Grosbeaks (Pheucticus melanocephalus) in our backyard area for the past number of years. This week they returned and I’m happy to see them.


Common Goldeneye

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A hen Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula). This head forward behaviour is a response to a males courtship display.