Here’s lookin’ at you, kid. Morning guest:
Evening. Some sort of ruckus going on. What is THAT?
Two drakes fighting over a hen. The triumphant drake chases off the other. The photo looks a little strange because it was dark here after dinner and I had to lighten and sharpen it:
The happy couple engage in about 15 minutes of panting (I’m guessing) to calm down from all the excitement:
Finally the winning male takes a short breather, then returns. They are still out there now, calmly sitting on our lawn:
A scrub jay checks out the scene. On the bottom left I cloned out an intruding wire.
Yesterday at Benziger winery- a blackbird with a juicy morsel:
Blackbird on a fountain: