Reagan's Queen Anne ~ Summer
Hummers battle for position
From May to October,
three to four dozen resident
perform their aerobatics daily for guests to enjoy.
for control of the 10-14 feeders have been furious.
Some ports have been "shared" by two birds at a time!
These little jewels zip, dive, dart, suspend themselves with
and squeak continuously, as they fight for
positioning on the feeders.
...Such delightful and Free entertainment!
(From the kitchen window...Can you count 5? Hint : One is very
blurred and behind a perch, only the tail visible.)
Backyard Koi Pond
The backyard waterfall and Koi pond
are recovering from a tornado on May 20, 2013.
Judy's fish, raised from fingerlings, with some growing to
more than 28" long,
did not fare well through the tornado. Four of the big fish were
It was a sad day.
One remaining Shushui Koi is joined by one
one Shubunkin and one Fancy Comet.