A House Sparrow picks at a suet block.
A Mute Swan hovers in the distance, on the far side of the pond.
A Blue Jay searches for tidbits under a hanging sunflower seed feeder .
Although I am in chickadee country, I have not regularly seen chickadees at my feeders for almost ten years. Why, is a mystery. So I was very pleased to see this fellow and one other during the past two days. Their antics are so pleasing and amusing, I do hope they hang around!
. . . against a grey sky.
Immature House Finches visit the sunflower feeder.
Spending some time at the beach meant sharing some space and time with this Ring-billed Gull.
House Sparrows are not clinging birds.
Extracting seeds from an upside-down sunflower seed head is not easy when you are not a clinging bird.
This American Goldfinch is.