Western Kingbirds can be found in open areas, perching on branches, wires, and fence posts. They hunt from the perch and fly out to catch insects such as wasps, bees, beetles, grasshoppers, flies, caterpillars, spiders, and millipedes. They will also eat fruit and berries. Western Kingbirds are widespread and can be found west of the… Read More A KINGBIRD


Here are a couple dragonflies I saw at Bubbling Ponds recently. The Flame Skimmer is a dragonfly of the Southwest, they are native to western North America. Their distinguishing characteristic is dark red-orange body. The females are usually darker than the males. The Blue-Eyed Darner is a common dragonfly in the western United States, spotted… Read More DRAGONFLIES