The blues aren’t the only colors in the urban-wildlife interface. Plenty of ways to see red (and reddish).
This chrysanthemum surprises every year with both spring and fall blooms. A bumble bee stays busy working the thousands of blossoms on the mountain, including this wild blackberry flower. This year we seem to be seeing more honeybees and bumble bees. This Carolina wren takes a break from parenting. It has built a nest in the deck’s propane heater.