This sweet little female Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) likes to stop at our rain chain for a drink of water and a little rest.
Caught in a setting ray of the sun, a female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) She’s standing on our birdbath surrounded by Columbine flowers.
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!
A precious jewel of nature. A female Rufous Hummingbird.
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!
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.
A hen Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula). This head forward behaviour is a response to a males courtship display.