I had another post all written for today. But once I looked and listened outside I had a change in plans. The sky is bright blue and the sun is out. Birds are everywhere and singing and calling to each other. I wish I could've caught more on camera. One of the visitors I was unable to get pictures of was the male Rufous hummingbird. This time I'm sure it was a Rufous because I could see the very red throat on him. A Northern Flicker was on the pine tree and didn't stay long. Chickadees were everywhere.
Here are a few I managed to get photos of:
Townsend's Warbler on his favorite hangout, the peanut butter feeder.
Steller's Jay up in the Japanese maple. There were two of them chasing each other all through yard.
A Robin hanging out in the same Japanese maple.
Juncos were everywhere as well.
And my favorite sight was the Bewick's wren gathering nesting supplies. You can just make out the fluff in it's beak.
I only wish I could have somehow taped the sound to add to the pictures!