This Morning Outside
by Diane Porter
November 21, 2010
At first light, three eastern bluebirds start their day with a drink of water. They could have gone to the pond or the stream, but they choose to visit my birdbath. And isn't this happiness?
Photo copyright 2010 Michael and Diane Porter
Note how the female, on the left, and the male on the right tilt their heads up to let the water run down their throats. Most birds drink that way.