Mountain Bluebirds are arriving. They like open fields where they hunt insects from low perches. Once an insect is spotted, the bird dives on it, returns to a perch, and feasts.
A splash of blue sits in the leafless brush watching the dry grass below.
Between forays, the bluebird preens,
A grub, having been spotted, is quickly retrieved,
and promptly downed.
The cerulean beauty watches between pounces.