in autumn sage (which blooms from spring to autumn )
I watched a chicadee carry-off a peanut as big as its head and peck at the peanut's shell.
roadrunner eats junco
I heard repeated thumping on my roof, as this roadrunner threw around the junco.
great blue heron
coot at sunset
I wondered what it and the free hawks in the same park thought of each other.
(I thought it was a scrub jay in coal dust. Or a cowbird.)
Parent and child, I think. Merri says they are like parakeets.
He had more fun than the grackle.
hummingbird and claret cup cactus
I love the pairing of movements among cranes. Here, one crane seems to 'draft' the other.
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