September 10, 2021

By the end of summer, the hummingbirds in our back yard are used to my being outside on the deck, and they allow close approach.  They feed all day long, starting before dawn, and they constantly chase each other.  Here’s one on its guard:

Black-chinned Hummingbird

After work I took a walk in the Bear Creek Greenbelt.  Here’s another end-of-summer shot:  a Say’s Phoebe holding its wings away from its body.

Say’s Phoebe

A Black-crowned Night Heron was in the same spot as yesterday:

Black-crowned Night Heron

Over by Stone House a Belted Kingfish had caught a crawfish:

Belted Kingfisher