About a month ago the Bohemian Waxwings passed through. An entire clan of them (they seldom travel alone). Mature Bohemian Waxwings are dressed fit to kill! Cedar Waxwings have light yellow to white under tail coverts, with somewhat plain wing feathers, while their Bohemian cousins have Rufus-colored under tails and wing bars fit for a general. Their red waxy wingtips, …
If it itches, scratch it!
Even if you’re a warbler, busy gleaning gnats, what’s a body to do?–balance on one leg and scratch with the other, of course!
Death of a Warbler
It seems like this warbler perhaps collided with my sliding glass door. I was quite startled today as I was watering a planter near the door and spotted the Yellow-rumped Warbler’s yellow rump–still apparently in flight, but quiet and still… Considering my feelings about this beautiful little bird’s “fall”, I could understand better that God notices when even “one sparrow …
In A Terrible Hurry
This photo is a personal favorite. The reflection intact, the water spray, the moving duckling… all convey the haste and hurry!