|Say's Phoebe on Nest|
We hiked the Modesta Spring trail which leads you down into a small canyon. At the bottom of the canyon is (you guessed it!) Modesta Spring and some small pools. The area is cool and green, and truly an oasis in the middle of the desert. Just downstream of the spring we saw a female hummingbird fly out of a tree, and wondered if she had been sitting on a nest. Sure enough, we found her nest in a tree just above a pool.
Back at the Visitor Center we were treated to this Black-chinned Hummingbird feeding at a Cactus Blossom.
|Black-chinned Hummingbird at Cactus Blossom|