map. Perhaps because of the nearby escarpment, we see them reported north of us, east of us, and west of us several weeks before they arrive here.
We seem to have a lot of them this year. We have three feeders and a guardian hummingbird at each one. We saw one of them challenge a goldfinch that dared to perch on the branch with the hummingbird. The goldfinch left.
This particular bird often sits on the hook above the feeder as if daring anyone to approach.
Finally, there must be lots of job opportunities for proof-readers.
Freeze-frame from the Internet