|I marvel at the beautiful shades of blue on its feathers. The black markings on the wings and tail also accentuate this rather large bird. As I mentioned yesterday, the brighter the bird, the more I like it.|
|I wish I looked this good from the rear.|
|He was completely satisfied to hunt through the seeds that had fallen from the feeder above.|
|He flew up in a tree and then flew back down to the grass this time.|
|Today, Thursday, this gold finch and several of his siblings didn't seem to mind the warm rain.|
|This chickadee opted to stay dry under the overhang on our screen porch.|
|Unfortunately, the only things I saw on our Baltimore oriole feeder were raindrops dripping off the roof.|
It's been a good week for bird watching in our backyard. For weeks, we've been looking forward to sighting Baltimore orioles and hummingbirds. We saw both and a blue jay to boot.
(For more bird photos, see my previous and following blog posts).