Friday, May 9, 2008

How Sweet It IS!

Just Hangin' AroundThe Orioles have made the return back to Timber Life.
Put out the feeder after I heard and saw the birds in the trees. Only a few minutes elapsed until they were sitting enjoying their sweet treat.

Tried to get pictures yesterday without success. Today, the guys weren't worried about that woman standing on the porch. They were worried about sipping nectar and chasing each other.

Can't Catch Me! No, it's Mine!The male orioles don't seem to have a huge problem with sharing the oak trees as they feed. Sharing the feeder seems to be more territorial. In my observation I notice that a pair, male and female, will sit in the little tree close by. The female goes to eat and the male becomes the target of another male that comes swooping in to chase him away...