Watching the nest

Black-chinned Hummingbirds returned to Mountain City week before last. RonTom described a hummer just outside his office window saying “completely black head.” It looks completely black; but, the gorget is a gorgeous purple – with the sun shining just right.

Moving a shallow, short concrete bird bath to our back deck, just out from where I sit at the computer, brought bathful quantities of Cedar Waxwings close in where I could see the beautiful yellow bar across their tails. Lots of other birds visited right away, too.

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