Female Downy Woodpecker at a flowering Japanese Cherry, March 2013.
From South Coast Botanic Garden, LA, Birds
And another view of the female Downy Woodpecker at a Cherry Blossom bloom.
From Birds of Palos Verdes Peninsula/South Bay of Los Angeles, CA
Quite a few birds were attracted to the pollen and insects in the South Coast Botanic Garden's blooming Japanese Cherry Blossom trees on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Here's a female Downy Woodpecker investigating...
Female Allen's Hummingbird in a blooming Japanese Cherry Blossom tree, South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes, March 9 2013.
Female Allen's Hummingbird in a blooming Japanese Cherry Blossom Tree, March 9 2013.
Female Summer Tanager, Fisher Point across from Covington Park, January 20 2013.
From Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, CA, Birds 2008-2013
And here's Mrs Vermilion at Covington Park, not as dazzling as the male but just as beautiful, March 3 2012.
A Female Great-tailed Grackle. I'm not a big fan of these birds, so it was appropriate that I'd catch it in a settting of concrete and rebar. :o)
From The Salton Sea 2007-2012