...while weeding the garden. The good thing about weeding is you get up close to things. I have been noticing leaf skeletons and yesterday I got out the macro lens to take some photos.
I was down on my knees taking photos and I heard a rustling in the bushes and looked up in the bush. I was expecting a Scrub Jay or two, but look who was watching me!!!
I ran to the house to change my lens. Then ran to the shed to scatter some millet on the ground below the bush. After a bit, he came down and started in on the millet. He didn't let me get very close and was leary of me. He scurried into the brush, but came back out after a while.
If the leaf skeletons were to dark and dreary, here are some signs of Spring in the garden.
Spring starts in 9 hours.
I saw the first of the year Band-tailed Pigeon in the yard today.
This morning I visited Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens and I will start Spring off with a bunch of colorful photos for you.