A female Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus)
An female Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) having a bath in the bubbler on our garden fountain. A near impossible shot, I had to shoot through the stairs of our deck! This is definitely a first for us!
A Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) female. I’m glad to see this female around. She been away. Maybe now the male, her mate, will quite banging on our chimney!
Two pair of Mallards (Anas platyrhychos) Probably the most familiar duck in the world. They are litterally everywhere and do pretty well everywhere they go.
A pretty orange morph female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) perches in a Japanese Maple in the rain.
A lovely female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) sitting on a branch of the Rose of Sharon bush in the rain. I feel much better for the birds now the temperature is back above 0 and the ice is gone!
A lovely little female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) perched in our Rose of Sharon Bush.