These sparrows perched on our "patio peach." Since many of my readers are fellow photobloggers, I feel comfortable confessing that I bought this little tree as a prop for my photos. I had my husband plant it near the feeders so that birds could perch on it.
By now you may have guessed why I bought this colorful feeder.
Ms. Cardinal is not red like the male of the species but she has her own style and beauty.
We didn't hike very far but I enjoyed getting outdoors.