This Baltimore Oriole spent quite a bit of time feeding from the hummingbird feeder. Although the feeder port is quite small – perhaps 3-4mm wide – it was definitely able to feed; I saw it swallow several times. It is setting up ‘housekeeping’ nearby; I hear it singing throughout the day
Focus is a little soft, as I took this through the screened kitchen window.
During an exceptionally lengthy spell of chilly, cloudy, drizzly March-like weather in early May, continuing to feed the birds provides a welcome and cheerful spot of physical, emotional, psychological colour.
A molting American Goldfinch and a fledgling perch on a sunflower just outside the kitchen window. I deduced it as a fledgling because it exhibited begging behaviour just before taking this photo, which may appear to be a little out of focus – I shot it through the window screen.