These are the birds we saw at the botanical garden. We were walking along the bird trail when we saw several Goldfinches flitting from tree to tree. It was hard to keep up with them but they were chirping merrily away and it was like listening to a beautiful symphony. We found a bench to sit on and enjoyed the show they put on, with me ever hopeful that I might be able to get a photo or two.
Just across the path from where we were sitting was a small stream and it was bathtime. Very entertaining to watch a bird take a bath don't you think?
He decided to fly up into the trees when other humans came along to see what we were so interested in.
I am not sure what this little bird is but he sure was cute. If anyone visiting can identify him for me I would be very grateful. The only thing I am guessing here is that he is a baby.
Canada Geese are everywhere and further along on our walk there was a flock resting underneath the trees. It was a very nice cool and shady spot, and we again sat on the bench close by. Earlier on I had seen a toddler chase them down the hill, with the father chasing after the toddler.
They put up with us for a little while and then decided to move on, and we watched as one by one they dipped into the small lake and swam gracefully away, hopefully to be able to rest up in a more secluded spot across the lake.
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