10/30/10 Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus).
10/30/10 Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus) lower left; Lesser Goldfinches above (Carduelis psaltria). The Siskin is heavily streaked, whereas the Goldfinches are not - but looks aside, they do flock together.
10/29/10 White Crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys).
10/24/10 First winter White Crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys), with the tell-tale chestnut & gray crown stripes (vs. white & black on the adults).
10/24/10 Dark-Eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis).
10/24/10 California Towhee (Pipilo crissalis).
10/29/10 Western Bluebirds (Sialia mexicana).
10/31/10 California Quail (Callipepla californica).
10/24/10 Yellow-Rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata).
10/31/10 Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) with the rose-red throat & crown, hanging out with Black-Chinned Hummingbirds (Archilochus alexandri).
And I have to end this post with these sunrise shots taken early Friday morning (6:45am Oct. 29th) from outside the kitchen door. Makes getting up at the crack of dawn worth the while.