We have had an abundance of birds in our yard for the past few weeks. Part of the reason is my new birdfeeder station in our front yard but mostly because it seems to be that time of year.
I grabbed my son’s camera the other day and took quite a few photos of just a small fraction of the variety of birds right in our yard.
There are always lots of Western scrub jays in our yard. This one found an acorn snack.
This is the best I could get of the Northern mockingbird in our front tree.
There have been quite a few Western bluebirds hanging around this week. I was able to snap a good photo of this pretty little bird.
There is a pair of Nuttall’s woodpeckers that are frequently on the utility pole across the street from our house. This seems to be the female…the male has red on his head.
This Western scrub jay was poking around in the rocks. I think he was trying to find some acorns or walnuts that he stashed but I was able to catch him holding still for a few seconds so I could capture his beautiful blue feathers.
Stay tuned because I am sure I will have some more to share soon. We spend time watching birds everyday and it is always fun to share.