A Yellow-rumped Warbler is still hanging around our back yard. So is a Ruby-crowned Kinglet, but it’s a lot harder to photograph!
First female Ruby-throated Hummingbird of the season at the nectar feeder today. Here’s a Downy Woodpecker in our back yard this afternoon:
Saw the first American Goldfinch of the season in our back yard today. At least one male Ruby-throated Hummingbird has also shown up again. And, though neither shot is sterling, here are two holdovers from winter:
One of the American Goldfinch visitors:
And here’s a House Finch, a year-round resident:
Late this afternoon I saw the first Northern Parula of the season–taking a bath in the bubbler, of course!
First back-yard sighting of a Ruby-throated Hummingbird! I just put the hummmingbird feeder up yesterday. A Yellow-rumped Warbler and a Ruby-crowned Kinglet are still coming to the mixed-nut feeder. It’s raining right now, and the Kinglet’s ruby crown is gleaming.
Outside with Gram at Westminster Woods:
To Westminster Woods, where Gram and I spotted this Snowy Egret:
To Westminster Woods, where Gram and I spotted this Eastern Phoebe: