Birds, birds & more birds!

The past few weeks have been totally nuts with finals but I have finally been able to relax and give the birds some time.

I had a wonderful day today with mostly the hummers. I even got a picture of a new one, a Rufous hummingbird so hopefully I feel see some more of theose as we have only had the Annas around.

 (If you click on the photos you’ll get a bigger version. I really don’t mind people sharing my photos but I do spend a lot of time observing these guys so if you do share please give credit where it’s due! Thank you!!)

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Male Anna’s Hummingbird in flight
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Female Anna’s Hummingbird in flight.

 

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Rufous Hummingbird having a rest. This poor guy was totally outnumbered by the Anna’s

 

white crowned sparrow
Met this little guy as well. This is the first year we see these guys around here. I think the word is spreading amongst the songbirds 🙂
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