|Downy woodpeckers are busy pecking at seeds and suet.|
Here's a female downy waiting and watching.
|I can depend on visits from a few dozens lovely red house finches every day.|
|Cute little white-breasted nuthatches flit between feeders and trees, hanging upside down to take seeds and running acrobatically along tree trunks and branches. Click to enlarge.|
|All the bird activity attracts hawks. This is an immature red-tailed hawk.|
|Its tail isn't red yet, just striped. It sits and watches the little birds at the feeder, looking for an opportunity to catch something tasty.|