This is one time of year that I like to make sure our feeders are filled because food for birds is not as readily available as usual.
A female red-bellied woodpecker enjoying suet.
I expect it is a male, because the females are not quite so dark gray. Their feathers are more brownish-gray.
Female house finch.
In the evening I saw this when I looked out our kitchen window. Cerwin thinks the smoke on the horizon is from a recycling plant about twenty-plus miles away. Or, he said it could be from the Brunner Island Power Plant.