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Sunbathing hummingbird

The cloud cover has gone, and the hummingbirds (Anna’s) were out catching the morning sun. Saw another Verdin with the red shoulder patch towards the northern end of the walk (so not in the same location as the other sightings, which suggests this is a general feature of their winter foliage, not repeated sightings of one bird). The rest were still the standard winter crowd of doves, woodpeckers, finches, and phainopeplas. I didn’t hear the new call again.

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About Bill McCallum

I was born in Australia and came to the United States to pursue a Ph. D. in mathematics at Harvard University, met my wife, and never went back. I am a professor at the University of Arizona, working in number theory and mathematics education.


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