Painted Buntings Are Back

Image by Doug Janson - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Passerina_ciris-20090208.jpg#/media/File:Passerina_ciris-20090208.jpg

Male image by Doug Janson.

What beautiful birds. The male is stunning. The female, though plain by contrast, is still striking.

They winter here in Florida which means that it must be winter. With

  • everything still blooming
  • tomato transplants growing
  • okra springing up
Painted_Bunting_Female_by_Dan_Pancamo

Female image by Dan Pancamo.

It’s kind of hard for a old Wyoming boy to keep track. Maybe I’m easily confused in this heat? 🙂