To have the male fly into this crepe-myrtle had me really hoping to find him in the lens before he moved on! They seem to do a chatty/musical mine-sweep through the gardens, and then ....gone!
I just got lucky to have nabbed him; it doesn't always happen that way. I just think they're adorable, although he looks a little stern almost, or is he just deep in thought?
that was yesterday ...
and I got lucky again today, just once
You can hear one if you visit this Birds in Backyards fact sheet; look to the panel at right for mp3