About this Image
About the Image: Female calliope. While i am sitting in my summer bird blind out in the Rattlesnake Wilderness Area, the calliopes dart around me as if they want to know what I am doing there. I started taking them nectar in a small bottle cap on the weekends. They wait patiently for my arrival and, upon seeing me, they dive bomb my hair as if to hurry me up in putting out their nectar. Now, every spring these friendly little birds return and routinely visit me on the weekend to see if i brought them more treats! They are so curious that it is common for them to land on my camera lens, apparently just to watch me.