|Ash-throated Flycatcher perched high in a Palo Verde tree along the Wildflower Trail.|
|Too many bird-papparazi for the Flycatcher, he's outa here!|
|Bullock's Oriole stretching out to reach for|
the best bud or bug.
A whole lot of nesting activity is still going on throughout the Garden. The Verdin are very active building nests, Phainopepla are feeding their fledglings. and one of the female Roadrunner's is sitting on her nest.
REMINDER: DBG opens at 7:00am starting May 1st, this Thursday! It will open even earlier, for members only, on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 6:00am.
|A Verdin couple deciding where to place a nice fluffy down feather in their nest.|
|A female Greater Roadrunner tucked tightly into her thorny nesting spot, tail-feather up!|
|A busy Phainopepla mom flies off in search of berries to feed her fledglings.|
|Look closely and you'll see a female Phainopepla |
with a fresh picked berry in her beak.
|A very happy bee collecting pollen in the poppies.|
Photos by Peggy Thomas