Tag Archives: hummingbirds

sitting on the fence

Completely ignoring me. At first I thought this was a female calliope, but I guess it’s a female broad-tail. She’s not very big. About fifteen feet away. There are enough flowers to entice hummingbirds this time of year, as well … Continue reading

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the trouble with birds

The goldfinches are back, which means many trips to buy thistle seed, because once the birds discover the feeder they’re like pigs at a trough. They make the saddest sounds, “Thistle, must have thistle, more, more, more.” (I find it … Continue reading

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