|A goldfinch waits for the cedar waxwings to finish bathing.|
|A female redwing blackbird points her sharp beak at an unconcerned robin.|
|A grackle's turn to soak.|
As in many previous years, barn swallows have built their mud nest on a small ledge in our open-ended garage. Such a pleasure to watch their 'top gun' style hunting on the wing. When not busy with child feeding duties, the couples converse with long and musical twitterings.
|Four fuzzy barn swallow chicks.|
|Arriving parents produce a quartet of begging.|
|The female delivering a meal.|
|The male has darker colours.|