Birds

Oct 19, 2014 by Janine |
Lots of bird activity this week!

Several different hummingbirds visiting









Sunbathing





Hummingbird impostors





Fall migrants are still passing through

White-eyed vireo



Rose breasted grosbeak, a new one for the yard





Another unusual sighting, yellow billed cuckoo



Blue-gray gnatcatcher



Some of the usual visitors







And of course, the painted buntings!




Painted Buntings!!!

Oct 09, 2014 by Janine |
The painted buntings arrived this past weekend.

We are hummingbirds.





Young male.





Brown Thrasher



I was in Colorado last week and did a quick hike at Red Rocks.







Mule Deer



House Finch



Canyon wren



It was so nice to come home from Colorado to find painted buntings!