They’re Back!

Male Lazuli Bunting

Male Lazuli Bunting

Lady facing the camera

Lady facing the camera

This post marks the start of this year’s visit by the Lazuli Buntings, which began about a week ago.

These are not new pictures.  Hopefully, we will get more soon of these gorgeous birds that seem to enjoy the Palo Verde blossoms even more than we do.

In the meantime, Sheryl captured pictures of a few of the other visitors and one new Lazuli Bunting picture.

An Abert's Towhee

An Abert’s Towhee

Side View

Side View

From the back

From the back

A Bunting up in the tree

A Bunting up in the tree

One of many Goldfinches

One of many Goldfinches

A Spiny Lizard

A Spiny Lizard

A busy Hummingbird

A busy Hummingbird

A Yellow-rumped Warbler

A Yellow-rumped Warbler

 

Spring Has Sprung – 2015

As usual, Sheryl’s wild flowers are the stars of the show.

Ordinarily, we try to post some kind of a description of each image, but this time we will just say, “Here is a small group of snapshots of the front yard.”

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New Year’s Day – 2015

This morning, Sheryl took this picture of a lady Costa’s hummingbird.

Our New Year’s Eve rain turned to snow leaving behind a two inch accumulation.  Undaunted, this lady Costa’s hummingbird visits the early blooming Parry’s Penstemon flowers for […]