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2012-09-16 - 8:11 a.m.

The Inca Doves are still here. Getting a kick out of seeing their red under-arms flash when they fly.

In their new location, Courtney and Dale continue to inspect the feeder. A baby Red-bellied Woodpecker is dining at the moment. From the way the feathers are coming in now on the head, I predict a male.

The change of scenery must have inspired the peachfronted conures. Both pairs were performing courtship dances yesterday. Flirt, waggle the tail, invite him forward, then slip away. Courtney gets a bit angry about being teased, but for Sheldon it's all in the game. Those two, Sheldon and Ronnie, are back to it this morning.

There's a half open Turk's Cap flower just above the stone mosaic bird bath, and the Northern Cardinal chips as he flies over to see what's what. Then he takes a few sips. It's funny how he uses it every day, while the other birds visit it relatively rarely. Such a rainy year, they haven't had a need for it.

I have the rescue bird in the quarantine cage in the dining room now. A pastel blue peach-faced other words, a peach-faced lovebird with almost all of the peach except a patch above the bill bred out. You might even say...wait for it...a peach-fronted lovebird. She is a stocky, if not out and out chubby, fully flighted adult.

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